Pediatric Nutrition in Chronic Diseases and Developmental Disorders

Pediatric Nutrition in Chronic Diseases and Developmental Disorders : Prevention, Assessment and Treatment

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Dr Ekvall has assembled a world renowned team of experts in the field of nutrition, medicine, and biochemistry to bridge the gap from research to clinical practice. The authors provide a careful analysis and clear guidelines to proper nutrition for children with special health needs. The book contains discussions of many recently diagnosed diseases and disorders, such as paediatric AIDS, fragile-X syndrome,Williams syndrome, Rett syndrome, and fetal hydantoin syndrome. Paediatricians who use the book will do much to help improve the nutritional status of their more

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  • Hardback | 562 pages
  • 225 x 287.5 x 38.6mm | 2,338.94g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • numerous line illustrations and tables
  • 0195072243
  • 9780195072242

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PART I: CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS: PREVENTIVE NUTRITION; A. NUTRITION AND GROWTH; 1. Prenatal Growth in Pregnancy; 2. Postnatal Growth in Infancy; 3. The Premature Infant; B. NUTRITION EVALUATION; 4. Nutritional Assessment and Early Intervention; 5. Nutrition in Community Based Programs and Nutrition Resources; 6. Quality Assurance Standards; PART II: PEDIATRIC NUTRITION IN DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS AND CHRONIC DISEASES; A. NEUROLOGICAL/DEVELOPMENTAL/GENETIC DISORDERS; 7. Cerebral Palsy; 8. Epilepsy; 9. Muscular Dystrophy; 10. Myelomeningocele; 11. Nutrients, Neurotransmitters and Brain Dysfunction; 12. Small for Gestational Age Infant; 13. Autism; 14. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; 15. Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome; 16. Down Syndrome; 17. Prader-Willi Syndrome; 18. Rett Syndrome; B. EATING/BEHAVIORAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS; 19. Obesity; 20. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; 21. Failure to Thrive; 22. Rumination; 23. Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia; C. FEEDING DISORDERS; 24. Feeding Problems of the Child with Special Health Care Needs; 25. Cleft Lip/Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies; D. TOXICITY AND DRUGS; 26. Pica and Lead Toxicity; 27. Drug-Induced Malnutrition; E. MISCELLANEOUS CHRONIC DISEASES/DISORDERS; 28. Allergy and Immunological Disorders in Children; 29. Pediatric Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; 30. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis; 31. Children with Neoplastic Diseases (Cancer); 32. Children with Congenital Heart Disease and Renal Disease; 33. Nutrition in Sickle Cell Anemia; 34. Nutrition in Gastrointestical Disorders of Infancy and Childhood; 35. Constitution and Fiber; PART III: NUTRITION AND HEREDITARY METABOLIC DISORDERS; A. DISORDERS OF AMINO ACID METABOLISM; 36. Homocystinuria; 37. Maple Syrup Urine Disease; 38. Methylmalonic Acidemia; 39. Phenylketonuria; 40. Maternal Phenylketonuria; 41. Tyrosimemia; 42. The Urea Cycle Disorders; B. DISORDERS OF CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM; 43. Hereditary Fructose Intolerance; 44. Insulin Dependent Diabetes in Youth; 45. Galactosemia; 46. Lactose Intolerance; C. MISCELLANEOUS DISORDERS; 47. Adrenoleukodystrophy and Related Peroxisomal Disorders; 48. Broad Thumb-Hallux (Rubenstein-Taybi) Syndrome (BTHS); 49. Celiac Disease; 50. Cystic Fibrosis; 51. Diabetes Insipidus; 52. Fragile X Syndrome. D. Runyan; 53. Hyperuricemias (Lesch-Nyhan); 54. Hyperlipidemias in Children; 55. Lowe's Syndrome; 56. William's Syndrome; 57. Wilson's Diseaseshow more

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