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Pediatric Nutrition Handbook: An Algorithmic Approach

David Suskind (Editor), Polly Lenssen (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-65995-3
204 pages
November 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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The last decade has seen an explosion of medical information in regards to the nutrition care and management of children. While nutritional therapies have expanded, the treatment choices have become increasingly complex.
This exciting title addresses the extensive amount of information available to practitioners in a concise, accessible fashion via a series of algorithms. It focuses on the normal growing healthy child from birth through adolescence, covering common pediatric diseases and disorders through a series of flows charts which outline step-by-step nutritional processes for pediatric patients. The highly visual format of the book allows the practitioner to make rapid, evidence based choices.

Features:

  • Unique algorithm approach to the largest dietetic specialism
  • Highly visual approach allows quick decision making
  • All algorithms and text built on evidence-based research
  • Covers the pediatric phase from birth to adolescence
  • Includes common childhood diseases and disorders
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Foreword

Acknowledgments

General Nutrition
General Pediatric Nutrition Assessment

Focused Assessment: Infants

Focused Assessment: Toddlers

Focused Assessment: School-Age Children

Focused Assessment: Adolescents

General Pediatrics
Failure To Thrive (FTT)

Failure To Gain Weight Breast-feeding

Swallowing Disorder and Aspiration

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Acute Gastroenteritis (AGE)

Cow Milk Protein Allergy (CMP)

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Food Allergies

Toddler's Diarrhea

Vitamins and Minerals

Endocrine
Type 1 and 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Gastroenterology
Crohn's Disease

Ulcerative Colitis

Short Bowel Syndrome

Ascites and Portal Hypertension

Acute Pancreatitis

Biochemical Genetics

Urea Cycle Defects (UCD)

Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD)

Carbohydrate Metabolism Defects: Galactosemia

Carbohydrate Metabolism Defects: Glycogen Storage Disease (GSD)
Types 1a and 1b

Carbohydrate Metabolism Defects: Hereditary Fructose Intolerance
(HFI)

Mitochrondrial Disorders

Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders (FAOD)
Organic Acidemia

Nephrology
Nephrotic Syndrome

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Kidney Transplant

Hypertension

Neurology
Antiepileptic Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Ketogenic Diet (KD) Therapy Plan

Obesity
Obesity

Pulmonary
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia/Chronic Lung Disease (BPD/CLD)

Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Asthma

Oncology
Cancer

Neurodevelopment
Neurodevelopmental Delay

Neonatology
Feeding Infants in the NICU

Nutrition Support
Enteral Nutrition

TPN

Surgery
Post-Operative Nutritional Care

Oral/Enteral Feeding Advancement

Intensive Care - Cardiac/Pediatric

Chylothorax

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Cardiology
Congenital Heart Disease

Rheumatology
Rheumatic Disease

Glossary of Acronyms

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