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Basics of Clinical Nutrition

YK Joshi

464 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd
The purpose of this book is to provide a workable knowledge of nutrition support and emphasize its importance in patient care. Covers most of the practical aspects of need and provision of nutritional support and also nutritional therapy in some of the common systemic diseases, where nutrition support is of importance in reducing mortality and morbidity leading to early recovery. Four new chapters viz. Nutritional Assessment in Clinical Practice, Immunonutrition, Antioxidants and Probiotics have been added in this edition. The chapters have been written by a distinguished group of physicians, surgeons and dieticians who are actively practicing the nutrition support and also involved in research in this field.