Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child / Edition 3

Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child / Edition 3

by Lynn R. Marotz, Jeanettia M. Rush
     
 

Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child, 7th edition covers the contemporary health, safety and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children in one comprehensive volume, with extensive coverage of topics critical to the early identification of children's health conditions and the promotion of children's well-being. Concepts are backed by the

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Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child, 7th edition covers the contemporary health, safety and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children in one comprehensive volume, with extensive coverage of topics critical to the early identification of children's health conditions and the promotion of children's well-being. Concepts are backed by the latest research findings. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences and the critical importance of health, safety and nutrition education continue to be stressed. This time-proven book is written in a clear, concise and thought-provoking manner and is loaded with easy-to-access checklists, guidelines and lesson plans that no early childhood student or professional should be without!

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ISBN-13:
9780827349322
Publisher:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
545

Meet the Author

Lynn R. Marotz received a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas, an M.Ed. from the University of Illinois, and a B.S. in nursing from the University of Wisconsin. She has served as the health and safety coordinator and associate director of the Edna A. Hill Child Development Center (University of Kansas) for 30 years. In addition, she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science that include issues in parenting, health/safety/nutrition for the young child, administration, and foundations of early childhood education. She also provides training in first aid, safety, and recognition of children's health problems for students in Early Childhood Teacher Education programs and community educators. Lynn has authored several invited chapters in early childhood, international food industry, and law books. In addition, she is the co-author of DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES—PRE-BIRTH THROUGH 12 and MOTIVATIONAL LEADERSHIP.

Jeanettia M. Rush, R.D., L.D., received her M.A. in human development from the University of Kansas. A graduate of the dietetics and institutional management program at Kansas State University and the Dietetics Internship program of the University of California, she has worked as a hospital dietitian for 16 years and as a nutrition consultant for Meals on Wheels and Educare Laboratory Child Care Center. Other experience includes nutritionist with Johnson County, Kansas Health Department Prenatal/WIC Programs. She is currently employed as a clinical dietitian serving rehabilitation, critical care, and neurology units. Other duties include serving as adjunct faculty for the AP-4 dietetics internship program.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Interrelationship of Health, Safety, and Nutrition1
Ch. 2Promoting Good Health17
Ch. 3Health Appraisals38
Ch. 4Health Assessment Tools52
Ch. 5Conditions Affecting Children's Health80
Ch. 6The Infectious Process and Effective Control101
Ch. 7Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management120
Ch. 8Creating a Safe Environment151
Ch. 9Safety Management179
Ch. 10Management of Accidents and Injuries207
Ch. 11Child Abuse and Neglect239
Ch. 12Educational Experiences for Young Children259
Ch. 13Nutritional Guidelines289
Ch. 14Nutrients That Provide Energy (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins)307
Ch. 15Nutrients That Promote Growth of Body Tissues (proteins, minerals, and water)322
Ch. 16Nutrients That Regulate Body Functions (proteins, minerals, water, and vitamins)336
Ch. 17Infant Feeding357
Ch. 18Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child375
Ch. 19Planning and Serving Nutritious Meals392
Ch. 20Food Safety and Economy416
Ch. 21Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities440
App. ANutrition Analysis of Various Fast Foods470
App. BGrowth Charts for Boys and Girls473
App. CSources of Free and Inexpensive Materials Related to Health, Safety, and Nutrition482
App. DFederal Food Programs488
Glossary491
Index501

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