ASPEN Books Corrections and Updates

ASPEN publishes books relevant to its mission of improving patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism. We make every effort to present current, accurate evidence, but typographical and other errors do occur, and are corrected in the print run following discovery. The following corrections may have already been made in the printing you have purchased. If you find an error that is not already listed, you can report it here.

The ASPEN Adult Support Core Curriculum, Third Edition

  • Page 164, Figure 8-3: Change Low Iron Status to High Iron Status.
  • Page 170, Table 8-20: Change Kayser-Fleischer rings to Toxicity column.
  • Page 178, Table 8-28, Footnote b, Change to: An additional 12 mg zinc per liter of small bowel losses or 17 mg zinc per liter of stool or ileostomy losses may be needed

The A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Support Core Curriculum, Second Edition

ASPEN Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Based Disorders Handbook, Second Edition

  • Page 29; Table 2-6, change to:
Gatorade® G2 (ready to drink) + ½ teaspoon of salt b 70 3.2 22.5 256

bGatorade® G2 (ready to drink) contains ~18.5 mEq of sodium per 32 ounces (946 mL).  Addition of ½ teaspoon of salt to 32 ounces results in a sodium concentration of ~70 mEq/L; Potassium levels are well below the recommended amount for an ORS.

Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam for Adults: An Illustrated Handbook, Second Edition

  • Page 3, Table 2-1: NUTRITION INTAKE AND WEIGHT-CHANGE ASSESSMENT: ASPEN–ACADEMY CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS. In top "Malnutrition in the Context of Chronic Illness" column, under “Moderate (Nonsevere),” ≤75% should be <75%, and under “Severe,” <75% should be ≤75%.