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The need to evaluate a patient's nutritional status properly, and then strengthen it by proper nutritional management has finally received recognition as an important part of medical therapy. And yet, many physicians and medical residents feel poorly prepared to assess nutritional needs, or to prescribe appropriate nourishment for persons with various diseases. The editors have attempted to combine the medical science of diet with practical aspects of clinical dietetics; each chapter begins with a summary of the metabolic problems of a disease state and then presents specific dietary programs, often with detailed tables of nutrient content and sample menus. A
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Nutritional Management: The Johns Hopkins Handbook.. Ann Intern Med. 1985;103:485-486. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-103-3-485_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(3):485-486.
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