ERIC Number: ED159025
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Nutritional Support of Medical Practice.
Schneider, Howard A., Ed.; And Others
This book is intended to assemble for the medical practitioner in the developed countries those features of nutritional science which are clearly useful and clinically applicable in day-to-day medical practice. The book contains 32 chapters structured into three parts. After a brief description from the viewpoint of human biology, the first main section sets forward a concise review of the basics of the nutritional sciences. Then the various modes of applied human nutrition available to the physician in a variety of settings are described. The largest section of the book is comprised of 20 chapters reporting in detail the application of human nutritional science to the practice of the clinical specialties. Finally, an appendix provides in tabular form some basic reference materials. (BB)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biology, Books, Disease Control, Medical Education, Medicine, Metabolism, Nutrition, Physiology
Harper and Row, Inc., Medical Department, 2350 Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740 ($25.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc., New York, NY.