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.
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