Pediatric Nutrition Handbook 6th Edition


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The new sixth edition of this comprehensive manual on pediatric nutrition has been expanded considerably to reflect new scientific insights. Covering how nutrients influence and direct growth and development, as well as immediate and long-term health, from birth through adolescence is a valuable desk reference. This evidence-based manual reflects the current policies and practices recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Nutrition. Product Highlights: " Chapters cover: Cultural considerations in feeding children Nutritional support for children who are neurologically impaired Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa Nutrition for children with sickle cell disease Nutritional management of children with renal disease Gastrointestinal disease and cardiac disease Nutrition in cystic fibrosis Food safety: pesticides, industrial chemicals, toxins, food additives, and more " Includes greatly expanded appendices of more than 50 tables including dietary allowances, energy requirements, composition of human milk and infant formulas, food exchanges, and more " Includes more than 20 growth charts including charts for very low, and low birth weight infants, full-term infants, children and adolescents; and down syndrome growth charts

Title: Pediatric Nutrition Handbook 6th Edition

Author Name: American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition (Author), Ronald E. Kleinman (Editor), MD (Editor)

Categories: Other,

Edition: 6

Publisher: Elk Grove Village, Illinois, U.S.A., Amer Academy of Pediatrics: 2008

ISBN Number: 1581102984

ISBN Number 13: 9781581102987

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 038503

Description: Very good condition. No interior writing or highlighting. Pediatric Nutrition Handbook 6th Edition By American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition (Author), Ronald E. Kleinman (Editor), MD (Editor) Product Description The new sixth edition of this comprehensive and bestselling manual on pediatric nutrition has been expanded considerably to reflect new scientific insights. It provides the latest information on nutrient metabolism and nutrition to support normal development and health of infants and children who are well, those born with congenital anomalies or metabolism disorders, and those with acute and chronic illness. It is meant to serve as a useful and ready reference for practicing clinicians. This evidence-based manual reflects the current policies and practices recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition. Product Details Paperback: 1500 pages Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics; 6 edition (November 1, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1581102984 ISBN-13: 9781581102987 Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.1 x 2.1 inches

Keywords: Pediatric Nutrition Handbook 6th Edition