Dietetics is an internationally recognized medical branch and present in Romania for a short time. Dietetics is a particular dimension of nutrition, which deals, specifically, concretely and in detail, with diet and other aspects of eating behavior.
If the nutritionist manages the medical diagnoses, the dietitian starts from the nutritional diagnosis and reaches the nutritional prescription, always compatible with the prescription of a nutritionist and other doctors who manage the case (oncologist, gastroenterologist, endocrinologist, etc.).
On the other hand, the dietitian can diagnose nutritional status, independently or in collaboration with a nutritionist and can manage concrete nutritional interventions: oral, enteral, parenteral diet plans, can prepare menus, can make detailed assessments of food intakes, questionnaires or surveys quantitative and qualitative food