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Dietetic and Nutrition - Case Studies

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The ideal companion resource to 'Manual of Dietetic Practice', this book takes a problem-based learning approach to dietetics and nutrition with cases written and peer reviewed by registered dietitians, drawing on their own experiences and specialist knowledge* Each case study follows the Process for Nutrition and Dietetic Practice published by the British Dietetic Association in 2012* Includes case studies in public health, an increasingly important area of practice

List of contents

List of contributorsPrefaceOnline ResourcesPart 11. Model and process for dietetic and nutrition practice2. Nutrition care process terminology3. Documentation and record keeping4. AssessmentPart 2Case studies1. Veganism2. Older person - ethical dilemma3. Older person4. Learning disabilities5. Freelance practice6. Public health - weight management7. Public health - learning disabilities8. Public health - calorie labelling on menus9. Genetics and hyperlipidaemia10. Intestinal failure11. Irritable bowel syndrome12. Liver disease13. Renal disease14. Renal disease- black and ethnic minority15. Motor Neurone Disease/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis16. Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalopathy17. Refsum's disease18. Adult phenylketonuria19. Osteoporosis20. Eating disorder associated with obesity21. Forensic mental health22. Food allergy23. HIV/AIDS24. Type 1 diabetes mellitus25. Type 2 diabetes mellitus - Kosher diet26. Type 2 diabetes mellitus - private practice27. Gestational diabetes mellitus28. Polycystic ovary syndrome29. Obesity- specialist management30. Obesity - Prader Willi Syndrome31. Bariatric surgery32. Stroke and dysphagia33. Hypertension34. Coronary heart disease35. H aematological cancer36. Head and neck cancer37. Critical care38. Traumatic brain injury39. Spinal cord injury40. Burns41. Telemedicine - cystic fibrosisCase studies' answersAppendicesA1. Dietary recommendationsA2. Weights and measuresA3. Dietary dataA4. Body mass indexA5. Anthropometric and functional dataA6. Predicting energy requirementsA7. Clinical chemistryIndex

About the author

Judy Lawrence is a Research Officer, BDA & Visiting Researcher at King's College London, England
Joan Gandy is a Freelance Dietitian & Visiting Researcher, Nutrition & Dietetics, University of Hertfordshire, Englan.
Pauline Douglas is Senior Lecturer & Clinical Dietetic Facilitator, Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health (NICHE), Ulster University, Northern Ireland.


Taking a problem-based learning approach to the subject of dietetics and nutrition, Dietetic and Nutrition Case Studies has been written to complement the internationally successful Manual of Dietetic Practice, with case studies cross-referenced accordingly.

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