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Pediatric Nutrition Handbook
An Algorithmic Approach
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Main description:

The last decade has seen an explosion of medical information in regards to the nutrition care and management of children. While nutritional therapies have expanded, the treatment choices have become increasingly complex.

This exciting title addresses the extensive amount of information available to practitioners in a concise, accessible fashion via a series of algorithms. It focuses on the normal growing healthy child from birth through adolescence, covering common pediatric diseases and disorders through a series of flows charts which outline step–by–step nutritional processes for pediatric patients. The highly visual format of the book allows the practitioner to make rapid, evidence based choices.

Features:



  • Unique algorithm approach to the largest dietetic specialism

  • Highly visual approach allows quick decision making

  • All algorithms and text built on evidence–based research

  • Covers the pediatric phase from birth to adolescence

  • Includes common childhood diseases and disorders


Contents:

Foreword

Acknowledgments


General Nutrition
General Pediatric Nutrition Assessment


Focused Assessment: Infants


Focused Assessment: Toddlers


Focused Assessment: School–Age Children


Focused Assessment: Adolescents


General Pediatrics
Failure To Thrive (FTT)


Failure To Gain Weight Breast–feeding


Swallowing Disorder and Aspiration


Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)


Acute Gastroenteritis (AGE)


Cow Milk Protein Allergy (CMP)


Eosinophilic Esophagitis


Food Allergies


Toddler′s Diarrhea


Vitamins and Minerals


Endocrine
Type 1 and 2 Diabetes Mellitus


Gastroenterology
Crohn′s Disease


Ulcerative Colitis


Short Bowel Syndrome


Ascites and Portal Hypertension


Acute Pancreatitis


Biochemical Genetics


Urea Cycle Defects (UCD)


Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD)


Carbohydrate Metabolism Defects: Galactosemia


Carbohydrate Metabolism Defects: Glycogen Storage Disease (GSD)
Types 1a and 1b


Carbohydrate Metabolism Defects: Hereditary Fructose Intolerance
(HFI)


Mitochrondrial Disorders


Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders (FAOD)
Organic Acidemia


Nephrology
Nephrotic Syndrome


Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)


Kidney Transplant


Hypertension


Neurology
Antiepileptic Drug–Nutrient Interactions


Ketogenic Diet (KD) Therapy Plan


Obesity
Obesity


Pulmonary
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia/Chronic Lung Disease (BPD/CLD)


Cystic Fibrosis (CF)


Asthma


Oncology
Cancer


Neurodevelopment
Neurodevelopmental Delay


Neonatology
Feeding Infants in the NICU


Nutrition Support
Enteral Nutrition


TPN


Surgery
Post–Operative Nutritional Care


Oral/Enteral Feeding Advancement


Intensive Care – Cardiac/Pediatric


Chylothorax


Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)


Cardiology
Congenital Heart Disease


Rheumatology
Rheumatic Disease


Glossary of Acronyms


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118697184
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: October, 2011
Pages: 204
Dimensions: 189.00 x 246.00 x 11.40

Subcategories: Nutrition, Paediatrics and Neonatal