Cengage Advantage Books: Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child / Edition 8

Cengage Advantage Books: Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child / Edition 8

by Lynn R Marotz
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Cengage Learning

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Cengage Advantage Books: Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child / Edition 8

HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD, 8th 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 and linked to the key professional standards of the field. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences, and the critical importance of health, safety, and nutrition education continue to be stressed. Written in a clear, concise, and thought-provoking manner, this time-proven book is filled 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: 9781111355807
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: PROMOTING CHILDREN'S HEALTH: HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AND HEALTH CONCERNS. 1. Children's Well-being: What It Is and How to Achieve It. 2. Daily Health Observations. 3. Assessing Children's Health 4. Common Chronic Medical Conditions Affecting Children's Health. 5. The Infectious Process and Effective Control. 6. Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management. Unit 2: KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE. 7. Creating Quality Environments. 8. Safety Management. 9. Management of Injuries and Acute Illness. 10. Maltreatment of Children: Abuse and Neglect. 11. Planning for Children's Health and Safety Education. Unit 3: FOODS AND NUTRIENTS: BASIC CONCEPTS. 12. Nutritional Guidelines. 13. Nutrients that Provide Energy (Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins). 14. Nutrients that Promote Growth of Body Tissues (Proteins, Minerals, and Water). 15. Nutrients that Regulate Body Functions (Vitamins, Minerals, Proteins, and Water). Unit 4: NUTRITION AND YOUNG CHILDREN. 16. Infant Feeding. 17. Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child. 18. Planning and Serving Nutritious and Economical Meals. 19. Food Safety. 20. Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities. Appendix A: National Health Education Standards for Students (Grades PreK-2, 3-5). Appendix B: Monthly Calendar: Health, Safety & Nutrition Observances. Appendix C: Federal Food Programs. Appendix D: Children's Book List. Appendix E: Nutrient Information: Fast-Food Vendor Websites.

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