Clinical Cases in Dietetics
Learning how to deal with actual cases and developing the ability to arrive at a reasoned clinical judgement are important parts of a student's training.
This unique text presents a series of clinical cases of increasing complexity and range. Readers are taken through a structured way of thinking that facilitates clinical reasoning and the arrival of a justified treatment plan. Each case includes a commentary and opportunities for reflection on practice, and identifies key learning points.
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