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Title Nutrition in pediatrics : basic science, clinical applications / [edited by] Christopher Duggan, John B. Watkins, W. Allan Walker
Edition 4th ed
Published Hamilton, Ontario ; Lewiston, NY : B.C. Decker, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 923 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part 1:General Concepts. Pediatric nutrition: a distinct subspecialty -- Clinical assessment of nutritional status -- Laboratory assessment of nutritional status -- Body composition and growth -- Macronutrient requirements for growth: carbohydrates -- Macronutrient requirements for growth: protein/amino acids -- Micronutrient requirements for growth: fats and fatty acids -- Trace elements -- Iron -- Vitamins -- Dietary reference intakes -- International nutrition -- Protein-energy malnutrition: pathophysiology, clinical consequences, and treatment -- Childhood malnutrition: prevention and control at the national level -- Community nutrition and its impact on children: industrialized countries -- Nutritional epidemiology -- Food safety -- Drug therapy and role of nutrition
Part 2: Physiology and Pathophysiology. Nutrition and gene expression -- Nutrition and humoral regulation of growth -- Gastrointestinal development: implications for infant feeding -- Immunophysiology and nutrition of the gut -- Malnutrition and host defense -- Neuropsychological development -- Nutrition and the behavior of children
Part 3: Perinatal Nutrition. Maternal nutrition and pregnancy outcome -- Human growth and disease in later life -- Development of the fetus: carbohydrate and lipid metabolism -- Amino acid nutrition in utero: placental function and metabolism -- Human milk: nutritional properties -- Protective properties of human milk -- Approach to breast-feeding -- The low-birth-weight infant: inpatient care -- Nutritional management of preterm infants postdischarge -- The term infant -- Complementary feeding
Part 4. Obesity and Energy Balance. Energy metabolism and requirements in health and disease -- Energy and substrate regulation in obesity -- Evaluation and Management in obesity -- Complications of obesity: metabolic syndrome -- Popular diets for obesity
Part 5: Nutritional Aspects of Specific Disease States. Feeding difficulties -- Failure to thrive -- Nutritional assessment of the hospitalized patient -- Developmental disabilities -- Inborn errors of fasting adaptation: glycogen storage -- Inborn errors of metabolism and the liver -- Persistent renal disease -- Inflammatory bowel disease -- Pediatric HIV infection -- Celiac disease -- Food allergies -- Exocrine pancreatic disease including cystic fibrosis -- Acute and chronic liver disease -- Cancer prevention -- Cancer treatment -- Diabetes Mellitis -- Diarrheal diseases -- Intestinal failure, short bowel syndrome, and intestinal transplantation -- The critically ill child -- Hyperlipidemia and cardiovascular disease risk -- Carbohydrate absorption and malabsorption -- Nutritional anemias -- Function and nature of the components in the oral cavity -- Adolescence: healthy and disordered eating -- The adolescent athlete: performance-enhancing drugs and dietary supplements -- Adolescence: bone disease
Part 6 : Approach to Nutritional Support. Standard and specialized enteral formulas -- Enteral nutrition -- Parenteral nutrition -- Dietary supplements and nutraceuticals -- Special diets
Notes Previously published as: Nutrition in pediatrics : basic science and clinical applications, 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Children -- Nutrition.
Diet therapy for children.
Nutrition disorders in children.
Nutrition disorders in infants.
Infants -- Nutrition.
Teenagers -- Nutrition
Child Nutrition Disorders
Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Adolescent Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Infant Nutrition Disorders
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Nutrition disorders in infants
Nutrition disorders in children
Infants -- Nutrition
Children -- Nutrition
Diet therapy for children
Form Electronic book
Author Duggan, Christopher (Christopher P.)
Watkins, John B., 1938-
Walker, W. Allan.
LC no. 2010485691
ISBN 1550093614
Other Titles Nutrition in pediatrics 4