Nutrition in Pediatrics

Nutrition in Pediatrics

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Rewritten since it first appeared in 1988, this work provides the physiologic or pathophysiologic basis of nutrition in health and disease for children of all ages. Coverage includes nutritional needs with respect to diseases, as well as diagnosis and management of nutritional imbalance.
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  • Mixed media product | 850 pages
  • 221.5 x 284.7 x 44.7mm | 2,542.97g
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1550090267
  • 9781550090260

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Part General concepts: pediatric nutrition - a distinct subspeciality?; clinical assessment of nutritional status; laboratory assessment of nutritional status; body composition and growth; energy metabolism and requirements in disease; macronutrient requirements for growth; trace elements in human nutrition; vitamins; the prudent diet - preventive nutrition; community nutrition and its impact on children; protein-energy malnutrition in the hospitalized pediatric patient; energy requirements and nutritional assessment in developmental disabilities. Part 2 Physiology and pathophysiology: energy and substrate regulation in obesity; malnutrition and brain development; nutrition and gene expression; digestive-absorptive functions in fetuses, infants, and children; nutrition and the humoral regulation of growth; immunophysiology and nutrition of the gut; malnutrition and host defense; intestinal adaptation; drug therapy and the role of nutrition; nutrition and the behavior of children. Part 3 Perinatal nutrition: nutrition during pregnancy; nutrition and development of the fetus - carbohydrate and lipid metabolism; placental function and control of nutrition in utero; the low-birth-weight infant; the term infant; weaning - pathophysiology, practice, and policy; human milk - nutritional properties; protective properties of human milk; approach to breast-feeding. Part 4 Nutritional aspects of specific disease states: inborn errors of fasting adaptation; persistent renal disease; inflammatory bowel disease; nutritional aspects of pediatric HIV infection; cystic fibrosis; acute and chronic liver disease; cancer; diabetes mellitus; acute diarrhea; chronic diarrhea; short bowel syndrome; hyperlipidemia; pancreatic disease; carbohydrate absorption and malabsorption; nutritional anemias; nutritional aspects of pediatric dental-oral health problems; nutritional problems in adolescence; failure to thrive - malnutrition in the pediatric outpatient setting; obesity in childhood and adolescence. Part 5 Approach to nutritional support: standard and specialized enteric feeding practices in nutrition; parenteral nutrition; home enteral and parenteral nutrition; special diets. Appendices: nutritional assessment; nutritional requirements; enteral products.
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