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This fully updated 4th edition continues to illustrate how nutrition assessment is a critical first step in the Nutrition Care Process. An expanded chapter on implementing the Nutrition Care Process includes characteristics and diagnosis of malnutrition and a case study to bring the Nutrition Care Process to life. Nutrition screening is addressed with sample screening tools and steps for documenting the need for nutrition assessment and intervention. Chapters detailing the five domains of nutrition assessment cover practical guidance for:
- Food and nutrition-related history
- Anthropometric measurements
- Nutrition-focused physical assessment
- Biochemical tests, medical data and procedures
- Client history
A chapter is dedicated to evidence-based guidance on measuring, estimating, and interpreting energy, protein, and micronutrient requirements. A glossary includes definitions of more than 400 terms and abbreviations used in this pocket guide.
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