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Neonatal Nutrition and Metabolism
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Neonatal nutrition has a pivotal role in normal child development and is of even greater importance in the sick or premature neonate. This 2006 edition includes a comprehensive account of the basic science, metabolism and nutritional requirements of the neonate, and a greatly expanded number of chapters dealing in depth with clinical issues ranging from IUGR, intravenous feeding, nutritional therapies for inborn errors of metabolism, and care of the neonatal surgical patient. Evolving from these scientific and clinical aspects, the volume highlights the important long-term effects of fetal and neonatal growth on health in later life. In addition, there are very practical chapters on methods and techniques for assessing nutritional status, body composition, and evaluating metabolic function.


1. Fetal nutrition Frank Bloomfield and Jane Harding; 2. Determinants of intrauterine growth John W. Sparks and Irene Cetin; 3. Aspects of fetoplacental nutrition in intrauterine growth restriction and macrosomia Tim R. H. Regnault, Sean W. Limesand and William W. Hay Jr.; 4. Postanatal growth in preterm infants Richard J. Cooke; 5. Thermal regulation and effects on nutrient substrate metabolism J. M. Hawdon; 6. Development and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract Carol Lynn Berseth; 7. Metabolic programming as a consequence of the nutritional environment during fetal and the immediate postnatal periods Mulchand S. Patel; 8. Nutrient regulation in brain development: glucose and alternate fuels Camille Fung, Sherin U. Devaskar; 9. Water and electrolyte balance in newborn infants Shanthy Sridhar and Stephen Baumgart; 10. Amino acid metabolism and protein accretion Johannes B. van Goudoever; 11. Carbohydrate metabolism and glycogen accretion Rebecca A. Simmons; 12. Energy requirements and protein-energy metabolism and balance in preterm and term infants Sudah Kashyap and Karl F. Schulze; 13. The role of essential fatty acids in development William C. Heird; 14. Vitamins Frank R. Greer; 15. Normal bone and mineral physiology and Metabolism Reginald C. Tsang and Oussama Itani; 16. Disorders of mineral, vitamin D and bone homeostasis Reginald C. Tsang and Oussama Itani; 17. Trace minerals K. Michael Hambidge; 18. Iron Michael K. Georgieff; 19. Conditionally essential nutrients: choline, inositol, taurine, arginine, glutamine and nucleotides Jane Carver; 20. Intravenous feeding William C. Heird; 21. Enteral amino acid and protein digestion, absorption and metabolism David K. Rassin and Karen E. Shattuck; 22. Enteral carbohydrate assimilation C. Lawrence Kien; 23. Enteral lipid digestion and absorption Margit Hamosh; 24. Minimal enteral nutrition Josef Neu and Hilton Bernstein; 25. Milk secretion and composition Margaret C. Neville and James L. McManaman; 26. Rationale for breastfeeding Richard J. Schanler; 27. Fortified human milk for premature infants Richard J. Schanler; 28. Formulas for preterm and term infants Deborah L. O'Connor; 29. Differences between metabolism and feeding of preterm and term infants Scott C. Denne and Brenda Poindexter; 30. Gastrointestinal reflux Sudarshan Rao Jadcherla; 31. Hypo- and hyperglycemia and other carbohydrate metabolism disorders Jane E. McGowan; 32. The infant of the diabetic mother Richard M. Cowett; 33. Neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis: clinical observations and pathophysiology Michael Caplan and Tamas Jilling; 34. Neonatal short bowel syndrome Judith Sondheimer; 35. Acute respiratory failure John E. E. Van Aerde and Michael Narvey; 36. Nutrition for premature infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia Stephanie A. Atkinson; 37. Nutrition in infants with congenital heart disease James S. Barry, Rachelle Harwood and Patti J. Thureen; 38. Nutrition therapies for inborn errors of metabolism Anne Tsai, Janet Thomas and Laurie Bernstein; 39. Nutrition in the neonatal surgical patient Agostino Pierro; 40. Nutritional assessment of the neonate Robert Erick Ridout and Michael K. Georgieff; 41. Methods of measuring body composition Kenneth J. Ellis; 42. Methods of measuring energy balance: calorimetry and doubly labelled water Pietr Sauer; 43. Methods of measuring nutrient substrate utilization using stable isotopes Agneta Sunehag and Morey Haymond; 44. Postnatal nutritional influences on subsequent health Josef Neu; 45. Growth outcomes of preterm and very low birth weight infants Maureen Hack; 46. Post-hospital nutrition of the preterm infant Diane M. Anderson and Richard J. Schanler.


ISBN-13: 9780511189920
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: December, 2012
Pages: 712
Dimensions: 210.00 x 280.00 x 36.00

Subcategories: Nutrition, Paediatrics and Neonatal