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A new edition of the comprehensive text reviewing the general concepts of nutrition pertaining to pediatrics as well as relevant information on the nutritional management of specific disease states. The 85 contributors offer a survey of nutrient requirements, assessment, and disease prevention, approaches to the pathophysiology of nutrition in terms of immunology, endocrinology, pharmacology, and gastroenterology, and cover specific conditions such as diabetes, cystic fibrosis, and anemias. The new version features sections on nutrition and gene therapy, perinatal nutrition, inborn error of fasting adaptation, AIDS, and short gut syndrome. Includes graphs, tables, and illustrations. Appendices supply references to nutritional assessment, requirements, and enteral products. Distributed by Blackwell Science. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781550090260
  • Publisher: B. C. Decker Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/1996
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 837
  • Product dimensions: 8.72 (w) x 11.21 (h) x 1.76 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Pediatric Nutrition: A Distinct Subspecialty? 3
Ch. 2 Clinical Assessment of Nutritional Status 7
Ch. 3 Laboratory Assessment of Nutritional Status 29
Ch. 4 Body Composition and Growth 44
Ch. 5 Energy Metabolism and Requirements in Disease 63
Ch. 6 Macronutrient Requirements for Growth 81
Ch. 7 Trace Elements in Human Nutrition 91
Ch. 8 Vitamins 115
Ch. 9 The Prudent Diet: Preventive Nutrition 136
Ch. 10 Community Nutrition and Its Impact on Children 145
Ch. 11 Protein-Energy Malnutrition in the Hospitalized Pediatric Patient 162
Ch. 12 Energy Requirements and Nutritional Assessment in Developmental Disabilities 169
Ch. 13 Energy and Substrate Regulation in Obesity 181
Ch. 14 Malnutrition and Brain Development 196
Ch. 15 Nutrition and Gene Expression 213
Ch. 16 Digestive-Absorptive Functions in Fetuses, Infants, and Children 233
Ch. 17 Nutrition and the Humoral Regulation of Growth 248
Ch. 18 Immunophysiology and Nutrition of the Gut 272
Ch. 19 Malnutrition and Host Defense 295
Ch. 20 Intestinal Adaptation 308
Ch. 21 Drug Therapy and the Role of Nutrition 320
Ch. 22 Nutrition and the Behavior of Children 335
Ch. 23 Nutrition During Pregnancy 351
Ch. 24 Nutrition and Development of the Fetus: Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism 364
Ch. 25 Placental Function and Control of Nutrition in Utero 379
Ch. 26 The Low-Birth-Weight Infant 392
Ch. 27 The Term Infant 413
Ch. 28 Weaning: Pathophysiology, Practice, and Policy 423
Ch. 29 Human Milk: Nutritional Properties 436
Ch. 30 Protective Properties of Human Milk 449
Ch. 31 Approach to Breast-Feeding 458
Ch. 32 Inborn Errors of Fasting Adaptation 477
Ch. 33 Persistent Renal Disease 493
Ch. 34 Inflammatory Bowel Disease 516
Ch. 35 Nutritional Aspects of Pediatric HIV Infection 534
Ch. 36 Cystic Fibrosis 551
Ch. 37 Acute and Chronic Liver Disease 565
Ch. 38 Cancer 572
Ch. 39 Diabetes Mellitus 583
Ch. 40 Acute Diarrhea 594
Ch. 41 Chronic Diarrhea 603
Ch. 42 Short Bowel Syndrome 609
Ch. 43 Hyperlipidemia 619
Ch. 44 Pancreatic Disease 632
Ch. 45 Carbohydrate Absorption and Malabsorption 642
Ch. 46 Nutritional Anemias 660
Ch. 47 Nutritional Aspects of Pediatric Dental-Oral Health Problems 678
Ch. 48 Nutritional Problems in Adolescence 691
Ch. 49 Failure to Thrive: Malnutrition in the Pediatric Outpatient Setting 705
Ch. 50 Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence 716
Ch. 51 Standard and Specialized Enteric Feeding Practices in Nutrition 727
Ch. 52 Parenteral Nutrition 734
Ch. 53 Home Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition 747
Ch. 54 Special Diets 761
App. 1 Nutritional Assessment 793
App. 2 Nutritional Requirements 825
App. 3 Enteral Products 831
Index 839
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