Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child / Edition 5

Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child / Edition 5

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Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child / Edition 5

Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child, 5th Edition provides students with a comprehensive and time-tested guide relative to the critical issues of the health, safety and nutrition of young children. It includes a wealth of practical information and resources for the student as well as the experienced early childhood educator, caregiver and parent. The text stresses the important role early childhood educators play in promoting good health and life-long healthy attitudes and practices for children. It also focuses on guiding children's educational experiences and provides strategies for creating safe and healthy environments. Several new features have been added to expand the student's understanding of basic concepts and their contemporary application. Information on such subjects as SIDS, HIV/AIDS, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and otitis media has been expanded in this new edition. The text also includes a comprehensive overview of basic nutrition designed to help students and teachers better understand the critical value of good nutrition.

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ISBN-13: 9780766809468
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/14/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 8.01(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface, Health, Safety, and Nutrition: An Introduction, Chapter 1: Interrelationship of Health, Safety, and Nutrition. Health of the Young Child: Maximizing the Child's Potential. Chapter 2: Promoting Good Health. Chapter 3: Health Appraisals. Chapter 4: Health Assessment Tools. Chapter 5: Conditions Affecting Children's Health. Chapter 6: The Infectious Process and Effective Control. Chapter 7: Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management. Safety for the young Child. Chapter 8: Creating a Safe Environment. Chapter 9: Safety Management. Chapter 10: Management of Accidents and Injuries. Chapter 11: Child Abuse and Neglect. Chapter 12: Educational Experiences for Young Children. Foods and Nutrients: Basic Concepts. Chapter 13. Nutritional Guidelines. Chapter 14. Nutrients That Provide Energy (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins). Chapter 15: Nutrients That Promote Growth of Body Tissues (proteins, minerals, and water). Chapter 16: Nutrients That Regulate Body Functions (proteins, minerals, water, and vitamins). Chapter 17: Infant Feeding. Chapter 18: Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child. Chapter 19: Planning and Serving Nutritious and Economical Meals. Chapter 20: Food Safety. Chapter 21: Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities. Appendices: A. Nutrition Analysis of Various Fast Foods. B. Growth Charts for Boys and Girls. C. Sources of Free and Inexpensive Materials Related to Health, Safety, and Nutrition. D. Federal Food Programs. Glossary. Index.

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