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

NFPE2 CoverEditor: Cindy Hamilton, MS, RD, LD, FAND

Contributors: Andrea Jevenn, MEd, RD, LD, CNSC; Peggy Hipskind, MA, RD, LD; Marianne Galang, RD, CSO, LD; Cassandra Pogatschnik, RD, LD, CNSC, CTTD

Produced in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic, this updated handbook assists clinicians with nutrition assessment and determining the presence and degree of malnutrition in their adult patients. It provides detailed techniques and tips for conducting a thorough nutrition-focused physical exam, including:

  • stages of muscle and fat depletion
  • vitamin and mineral losses
  • fluid balance and inflammation
  • functional and micronutrient status

Enhanced and Expanded

The second edition offers:

  • new and enhanced photos and illustrations
  • information on examining and evaluating patients with obesity
  • tips for conducting telehealth appointments
  • suggestions for medical record documentation

Opportunity to Earn CE Credits

Once you’re done reading the Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam for Adults you can earn 2.5 continuing education credits by successfully passing an assessment and completing an evaluation. The opportunity to earn CE credit is included with the purchase of the book. Log in to ASPEN’s eLearning Center to complete the post test and claim your credit. Click here for details on claiming CE credit

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Print ONLY $39.99 $49.99
eBook ONLY $33.99 $42.99
Bundle $45.99 $57.99


Listen to an interview with Justine Turner, MD, Chair of ASPEN’s Publications Review Committee (2020-2022) and authors Andrea Jevenn, MEd, RD, LD, CNSC and Peggy Hipskind, MA, RD, LD.

Other Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam Resources

NFPE Companion Video
Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam: A Companion Video
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The Practitioner’s Guide to Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam of Infants, Children, and Adolescents

For solutions to treating malnutrition, visit the ASPEN Malnutrition Solution Center.