WASHINGTON – The Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine – a nonprofit organization with 12,000 physician members – has released the third edition of its Nutrition Guide for Clinicians as an app available for free download from Google Play and the Apple Store. The comprehensive medical reference manual provides the latest evidence on the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of nearly 100 conditions.
“The Nutritional Guide for Clinicians addresses a critical need of medical students and practicing clinicians. “Says Committee of Physicians Chairman Neal Barnard, MD” The new Nutrition Guide for Clinicians app puts detailed nutrition education in every white coat pocket. “
Studies show that more than half of medical students feel their nutrition education is inadequate and that few residents, fellows, and other clinicians are comfortable with managing their patients’ nutritional issues.
The app’s coverage on nearly 100 diseases and conditions – ranging from Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes to influenza and rheumatoid arthritis – includes typical risk factors, diagnoses and treatments, including including guidelines for discussing dietary changes with patients. The app also includes in-depth reviews of general nutrition, macronutrients, micronutrients, and nutritional needs for all stages of life.
The nutrition guide, which has been reviewed by specialists from medical schools and major US medical institutions, was developed on Unbound Medicine’s online authoring platform, uPub ™. With expertise in medical informatics, health technologies and medical publishing, Unbound Medicine has been providing innovative mobile and web solutions to healthcare institutions, associations and individual clinicians for nearly 20 years.
Founded in 1985, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit healthcare organization that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards of ethics and effectiveness in research and education. medical.
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