Middle Tennessee State University (Spring 2021)
US Student Version - Online Access Only
The style of this publication and the information it contains are unique. Using a case-study approach, we offer students, practitioners and clinicians the opportunity to analyze the circumstances of the case as described by the patient and then draw on the evidence base to treat the condition. In the course of that process, we introduce the new dietetic tools and concepts needed to treat the case, showing how they take effect.
Case 4 addresses malnutrition in the context of Mr Robertson, a 75-year-old retiree, who has metastatic prostate cancer and numerous chronic conditions.
Case 6 addresses CKD Stage 4 in the context of Mei, a Malaysian woman who is living in the US, however prefers traditional foods usually available in Malaysia. She also has Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus contributing to CKD.