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Clinical Nutrition Resource Handbook

The Sunnybrook Clinical Nutrition Resource Handbook is compiled and revised by Registered Dietitians at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and is an essential resource for clinicians and students. This handbook contains a wealth of evidenced-based and practical information that covers a broad range of nutrition topics, and can be used as a resource in both inpatient and outpatient nutrition practice.

PDF file Table of Contents (PDF, 363 KB)

The 2021 edition of this handbook has undergone extensive revisions:

  • New sections
    • Home Nutrition Support
    • Complex Malignant Hematology
    • COVID-19
    • Mental Health
    • Rehabilitation & Nutrition Management
    • Trauma
    • Urology
  • Expanded Gastrointestinal Disease section (15 bonus pages)
    • Chyle leak
    • Diverticular disease (new)
    • Enterocutaneous fistula
    • Nutrition complications after GI surgery
    • IBD
    • IBS
    • Ostomy outputs
    • Pancreatitis
    • Short bowel syndrome
  • Condensed sections
    • Anthropometric Assessment Tools
    • Assessment of Nutrition Requirements
  • Removed section for Anatomy and Nutrition-Related Physiology
    • Relevant pictures included in condition-specific sections

Cost: $60.00 Canadian

  • Tax and shipping included
  • Shipping in Canada only
  • No returns or refunds

To purchase a copy of the Sunnybrook Clinical Nutrition Resource Handbook, please order online below.

Order online

Contact: Mildred D’Silva (

Location and contact

Clinical Nutrition

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Avenue,
H-wing, 3rd floor,
room H314
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

Current Patients *

Phone: 416-480-4222   

* Please note that due to regulations, reception may not be able to provide information directly, but can hopefully put post-discharge patients in touch with the Registered Dietitian that provided care.

SUNDEC appointments

Phone: 416-480-4805

Patient Food Services

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 2390