Cutting-edge reference for nutrition and nursing professionals working in all healthcare settings. Vital resource for professors teaching medical nutrition therapy and nutrition care process. Valuable tool for dietetic interns. Includes sections on inflammatory biomarkers, biochemical assessment of malnutrition, hydration status, nutritional anemias, and specific information on more than 90 lab tests used for assessing nutrition-related conditions. Comprehensive list of medications that may give false lab test results.