Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child / Edition 4

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An invaluable textbook for instructors working in an educational setting, and for caregivers and parents desiring additional information about current concepts as they relate to the fields of health, safety, and nutrition for young children. Health, Safety, and Nutrition is also intended to help adults assist young children in developing good habits and attitudes, and to assume lifelong responsibility for their own well-being. The content of this book is based on the latest professional information available.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827383531
  • Publisher: Cengage Delmar Learning
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 506
  • Product dimensions: 7.48 (w) x 9.15 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Interrelationship of Health, Safety, and Nutrition 1
Ch. 2 Promoting Good Health 17
Ch. 3 Health Appraisals 38
Ch. 4 Health Assessment Tools 52
Ch. 5 Conditions Affecting Children's Health 80
Ch. 6 The Infectious Process and Effective Control 101
Ch. 7 Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management 120
Ch. 8 Creating a Safe Environment 151
Ch. 9 Safety Management 179
Ch. 10 Management of Accidents and Injuries 207
Ch. 11 Child Abuse and Neglect 239
Ch. 12 Educational Experiences for Young Children 259
Ch. 13 Nutritional Guidelines 289
Ch. 14 Nutrients That Provide Energy (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins) 307
Ch. 15 Nutrients That Promote Growth of Body Tissues (proteins, minerals, and water) 322
Ch. 16 Nutrients That Regulate Body Functions (proteins, minerals, water, and vitamins) 336
Ch. 17 Infant Feeding 357
Ch. 18 Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child 375
Ch. 19 Planning and Serving Nutritious Meals 392
Ch. 20 Food Safety and Economy 416
Ch. 21 Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities 440
App. A Nutrition Analysis of Various Fast Foods 470
App. B Growth Charts for Boys and Girls 473
App. C Sources of Free and Inexpensive Materials Related to Health, Safety, and Nutrition 482
App. D Federal Food Programs 488
Glossary 491
Index 501
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