Nutrition & Diagnosis-Related Care

Sylvia Escott-Stump

Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care, 8e, by well-known author and nutritionist Sylvia Escott-Stump, provides “need to know” condition-specific, evidence-based medical nutrition therapy information for more than 360 diseases and disorders. Ideal for students completing a dietician internship, graduate students, and practitioners, this best-selling book makes information easy to find through a unique, monograph-style format. 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; and much more.

  • 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.
  • Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Jan 5 2015
  • Edition 8th