Quick Reference to Clinical Nutrition. A Guide for Physicians. Edited by Halpern Seymour L., pages. J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia and Toronto, 1979. Price, $16.75.

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Outline summaries of salient points on dietary needs, deficiency effects, nutritional consequences of disease, nutritional causes of disease, therapeutic agents and diets, and feeding methods. Organized by age groups, disease categories, and other particular clinical problems. Skimpy in references to pertinent literature; detailed index. Useful as a supplement to standard textbooks of general medicine but inadequate as a comprehensive reference work.

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