Pocket Guide to Nutrition and Dietetics,
Edition 1
By Sarah E. Byrom, BSc(Hons), SRD

Publication Date: 17 May 2002
This is a clinical reference data pocket book. It contains the data most frequently used by dietitians and others in practice and is invaluable for dietetic students during their clinical placements. It is both practical and comprehensive. Data is readily accessible from clearly set out tables, clear diagrams and tabbed sections. As well as the core reference data there are useful appendices on various subjects including the nutritional compositions of foods, a weaning guide, a guide to religious influences on diet, useful addresses for relevant organisations and web sites.

Key Features

  • User-friendly, accessible layout enables quick assimilation of relevant data
  • Tabbed sections help to locate information quickly
  • Clear diagrams help to illustrate important concepts
  • Useful addresses, websites, references and further reading
  • A section on clinical placements (structure, duration, hospital procedures) acts as a "survival' guide for student dietitians.
  • New Features

  • All data revised/updated
  • Section on clinical training structure to be revised as recently changed
  • New standards/protocols have been included
  • New more durable cover.
  • About the author
    By Sarah E. Byrom, BSc(Hons), SRD, Freelance Dietitian, Edinburgh, UK
    Table of Contents
    Nutritional requirements. Artificial nutritional support, Nutrition and drugs, Nutritional supplements, General nutritional and medical data, Dietetic clinical placement, Dietetic patient interview
    Book details
    ISBN: 9780443071362
    Page Count: 208
    Retail Price : £27.99
    Barker; Nutrition and dietetics for health care 9E, 0443052522, 1996, CLComplementary introductory textbook not a clinical reference bookMoore: Pocket guide to nutritional care 3E, 08151 73709, 1997, MosbyUSA titleCurry: Nutritional counselling and communication skills, 0721672981, 1998, WBSUSA Skills book for same marketEntwistle: Exacta medica, 0443058946, 1998, CLContains reference data but targeted at medical market
    Primary: Student Dietitians; Qualified Dietitians Secondary: Nurses, midwives, complementary practitioners