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

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

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

This book is intended for students working in an education setting, teachers, caregivers, and parents desiring information about current concepts as they relate to the fields of health, safety and nutrition for young children. Health, Safety & Nutrition is also intended to help adults assist young children develop good habits and attitudes, and to assume lifelong responsibility for their own well being. Features: -full color illustrations enhance visual appearance as well as bringing theory and practice alive -key words are noted, italicized, and defined in the glossary reinforcing the students' analytical and critical thinking skills -chapters contain summaries, hands-on learning activities and review questions to foster learning skills ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-7274-4 Computerized Testbank, ISBN: 0-7668-0181-0

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780827383531
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 506
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.92(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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