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    Protecting Infants Through Human Milk: Advancing the Scientific Evidence (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology) (Hardback) Edited by Larry K. Pickering, Edited by Ardythe L. Morrow, Edited by Guillermo M. Ruiz-Palacios, Edited by Richard J. Schanler

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    Description"Protecting Infants through Human Milk: Advancing the Scientific Evidence" provides a forum in which basic scientists, clinicians, epidemiologists, and policy makers exchange the latest findings regarding the effects of human milk and breastfeeding on infant and maternal health, thereby fostering new and promising collaborations. This volume also integrates data from animal and in vitro laboratory studies with clinical and population studies to examine human milk production and composition, the mechanisms of infant protection and/or risk from human milk feeding, and proposed interventions related to infant feeding practices. Additionally, it stimulates critical evaluation of, and advances in, the scientific evidence base and research methods, and identifies the research priorities in various areas.


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    Title
    Protecting Infants Through Human Milk
    Subtitle
    Advancing the Scientific Evidence
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Larry K. Pickering, Edited by Ardythe L. Morrow, Edited by Guillermo M. Ruiz-Palacios, Edited by Richard J. Schanler
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 564
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 1,262 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780306485886
    ISBN 10: 0306485885
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: MBNH3
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED002000
    B&T General Subject: 510
    BISAC V2.8: HEA006000
    Libri: I-HL
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED044000, MED078000, MED069000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16930
    BISAC V2.8: MED008000, MED052000
    DC22: 613.269
    BISAC V2.8: MED022090
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 613.2/69
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: RJ216 .I565 2002
    LC subject heading: ,
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, port.
    Publisher
    Kluwer Academic Publishers Group
    Imprint name
    Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers
    Publication date
    09 September 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Dordrecht
    Review quote
    From the reviews: "The papers in this volume present current research on the complex composition of human milk and its biological and nutritional role, its effects on infant and maternal health a ] . There is much here to assist IBCLCs a ] . a valuable resource for medical practitioners, nutritionists, and other clinicians working with breastfeeding women and their infants; for medical and nursing educators; and for researchers in public health, immunology, and the biological sciences. It should be on the library shelves of all institutions a ] ." (Virginia Thorley, Journal of Human Lactation, Vol. 21 (4), 2005)