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A Pocket Guide To Clinical Nutrition: 5th Edition updated 2018

The 5th Edition has been extensively revised, reviewed, updated and expanded to provide concise and evidence-based data to assist the practitioner in assessing, planning, treating and monitoring patients who require nutritional support. Within the adult nutritional requirements section there are substantial changes from previous editions as a result of conducting 5 systematic reviews.

You can read more about the guide on the PENG website.

Here you can find information about how to order a single copy.

Prices & Discounts

The Pocket Guide is priced at £78 for a Non-BDA Member.

You may be eligible for a discounted copy of the guide at the following prices:

UK Dietetics Student £48 (Student on a Dietetics course listed on the BDA website)

BDA Student Member £43 (Student member of the BDA)

BDA Member £63 (BDA member – any category)

PENG Specialist Group Member £43 (Parental and Enteral Nutrition Group Member)

Prices include UK postage

If you are ordering a PENG guide at a discounted price, you can only order one copy per person.


Orders will be sent by courier, once payment has been confirmed please allow up to 28 days for delivery.

We are currently only taking orders for delivery to UK postcodes and will open orders outside of UK postcodes, shortly.


The only option for payment for a single order is by credit card through our online system.

Bulk orders (five or more copies)

If you require five or more copies, please email for a bulk order form and instructions on how to order.

The PENG Pocket Guide App

Before you go ahead with the order for the hard copy PENG Guide, we want to let you know that there are plans to develop an app for the 5th Edition and updated Liver section of the Guide. It is anticipated that the PENG Guide App will be available at some point in the future, with pricing details to be confirmed. The app will be the only digital version available in future.

You will receive an email confirmation from the system when you place the order. If you do not receive your email confirmation, your order may not have been completed.

Any queries, please contact