Essentials of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare,
Edition 1 A Practical Guide
Edited by Sumantra Ray and Mariana Markell

Publication Date: 02 Nov 2023

Good nutrition is essential for health and the treatment of disease. This new handbook aims to provide students, doctors and healthcare professionals with essential information to apply medical nutrition theory in their everyday practice.

Essentials of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare: A Practical Guide takes a systems-based approach to medical nutrition. It includes the pathophysiology of nutrition-related disease as well as the clinical application of nutrition theory in disease management and the role of nutrition in public health. It covers the basics of physiology and biochemistry, including relevant drug-nutrient interactions.

This will be an invaluable asset for all those not already trained in clinical and public health nutrition who wish to understand more about nutrition and its role in the management and prevention of disease.

Key Features

  • Practical and easy to understand
  • Provides a sound explanation of underlying principles
  • Summarises clinically important nutritional approaches to disease management
  • Covers cutting edge topics in public health
  • Summary boxes of relevant drug-nutrient interactions
  • Case studies and self-test questions to encourage learning
  • Aligns with Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine
  • An enhanced eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud
About the author
Edited by Sumantra Ray and Mariana Markell
Table of Contents
SECTION A Introduction to Nutrition and Health
1 Basic Principles of Nutrition
2 Basic Principles of Screening and Assessment
3 Basic Principles of Nutritional Care Pathways
4 Basic Principles of Acute and Chronic Nutrition Support
SECTION B Nutrition in Health Care Practice with Case Studies
5 Nutrition in Respiratory Medicine
6 Nutrition in Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Medicine
7 Nutrition in Endocrine (Obesity/Diabetes) and Reproductive Medicine
8 Nutrition in Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Medicine
9 Nutrition in Hypertension and Kidney Medicineh
10 Nutrition in Musculoskeletal and Disability Medicine
11 Nutrition in Haematology and Oncology
12 Nutrition in Immunology, Infection and Allergy
SECTION C Nutrition and Population Health
13 Nutrition and Mental Health
14 Nutrition in Public Health, Policy, Prevention and Implementation
SECTION D Appendix of Nutrition Toolkits
Appendix 1 Nutrition and Clinical Science: Toolkit for Further Reading
Appendix 2 Weight Stigma – A Practical Guide for Clinicians
Appendix 3 Nutrition and COVID-19: Toolkit of Emerging Evidence
Book details
ISBN: 9780702080401
Page Count: 384
Illustrations : 100 illustrations (100 in full color)
Retail Price : £32.99