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Community Nutritional Assessment : With Special Reference to Less Technically Developed Countries - Derrick B. Jelliffe

Community Nutritional Assessment

With Special Reference to Less Technically Developed Countries

Hardcover

Published: 12th April 1990
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In this new edition of a book published by the World Health Organization in 1966, the focus is mainly on physiologically, culturally and economically vulnerable groups in developing countries. It emphasizes the necessity for simple, affordable methods which are accurate, biologically and statistically significant, produce rapid results and are understandable to scientists, administrators and the population itself. Topics covered include assessment of nutritional status, indirect assessment, assessment of ecological variables, methods of data collection and aspects of planning and implementation with special references to large-scale surveys. The book should be particularly useful for nutritionists in developing countries, but could also be used in the study of malnutrition in the developing world.

'Meticulously written, it is likely to have a major impact on nutritional assessment for many years to come.'Development in Practice 'This successor to the first edition, one of the most widely used and quoted publications in the field of nutrition, has been long awaited...Tthere is no rival to this book and it will hold its pre-eminence throughout this decade at least.'Medical Digest 'Tthe book is an important tool for nutrition and health care professionals in geographic areas of malnutrition.' Journal of The American Dietetic Association

1. Scope 2. Direct Assessment of Nutritional Status 3. Assessment from Health Statistics 4. Assessment of Ecological Variables 5. Interpretation in Different Age-Groups 6. Methods of Data Collection 7. Planning and Implementation with Special Reference to Large-Scale Surveys I 8. Planning and Implementation II with Special Reference to Large-Scale Surveys II 9. Stimulating Action

ISBN: 9780192612182
ISBN-10: 0192612182
Series: Oxford Medical Publications
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 642
Published: 12th April 1990
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 16.2  x 4.3
Weight (kg): 1.27
Edition Number: 2