Prepare your students for effective practice with Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related
Care, 8e. Written by well-known author and nutritionist Sylvia Escott-Stump,
this best-selling book provides “need to know,” condition-specific,
evidence-based medical nutrition therapy information for more than 360 diseases
and disorders in a unique monograph-style format that makes information easy
to find. An accompanying Inkling eBook provides anytime, anywhere access to
the fully searchable text online, along with over 50 embedded videos and a wide
range of hands-on demonstrations organized by disorders and life-stages.
Revised and updated throughout, the Eighth Edition features new information on the treatment of inflammation through nutrition therapy; new and updated coverage of autism and neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders; timely information for the dietician working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary care setting.
- A new “Hot Topics”section in each chapter focuses on current nutrition-related topics, including Inflammation, which is now seen as the root of many disorders.
- New and updated content provides the latest information on autism and neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders.
- New scenarios provide examples of the types of experiences the dietician will encounter in assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, and monitoring.
- An updated design provides clear and consistent templated information for each disorder.
- Nutritional Acuity Level Rankings developed for each condition from a survey of over 75 clinical nutrition managers and practitioners highlight the most prevalent and common conditions seen and treated by dieticians.
- A quick reference format provides background information, objectives for care, dietary and nutritional recommendations, and commonly used medications, herbal, and botanical remedies and their potential side effects for every condition.
- A unique focus on genomic content provides readers the research-based information they need to diagnose, treat, and personalize a nutrition therapy program that takes into account genetics-related risk factors.
- An updated art, illustration, and design program features an updated template with new headers that highlight Food/Drug Interactions and Common Drugs to make essential information easier to find.
- Unique coverage of PES (Problem related to the Etiology as evidenced by Signs & Symptoms) demonstrates how the assessment is linked to the actual problem as required by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
- A “Hot Topics” section in each chapter focuses on current nutrition-related topics, including Inflammation, which is now seen as the root of many disorders.
- Icons and other visual elements help readers quickly locate the information they need.
- An extensive section on complementary nutrition provides vital information on herbs, botanicals, and dietary supplements.
Sylvia Escott-Stump MA, RD, LDN
Dietetic Internship Director, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; Consulting Dietitian, Nutritional Balance, Winterville, NC; 2011-2012 President, American Dietetic Association