Since publication of its first edition, Manual of DieteticPractice has remained an essential guide to the key principlesof dietetics and a core text for healthcare professionals lookingto develop their expertise and specialist skills. Publishedon behalf of the British Dietetic Association, the UK professionalbody for dietitians, it covers the entire dietetics curriculum andis also an ideal reference text for qualified practitioners.
The book has been extensively restructured for its fifth editionand is now divided into two parts to make it easier to locate keytopics. The first part covers professional practice, nutrition inspecific groups, nutritional status and non-clinical areas ofdietetic practices, while the second focuses on clinical dieteticpractice, including nutrition support, and dietetic practice inindividual areas of disease, from respiratory and renal disordersto mental health and palliative care. This edition alsooffers a companion website, www.manualofdieteticpractice.com, whichincludes case studies, discussion vignettes to place topics in aclinical context, downloadable copies of the appendices, key tablesand figures, and references and useful links.