Essentials of Pediatric Nutrition relays the key information needed to work in pediatric nutrition with various age groups and diseases/conditions. This consolidated and modified version of the very successful fourth edition of Pediatric Nutrition covers the core best-practice guidelines on the most vital information concerning the normal child from preconception through adolescence as well as infants and children with diseases/conditions affecting nutritional status. It provides the tools and resources needed to assess, monitor, and determine appropriate interventions aimed at maximal nutrition status and growth.
- Recommended weight gain and key nutrient concerns during pregnancy
- Nutrition screening and assessment
- Unique nutrient concerns and management considerations of high risk neonates
- Food hypersensitivities
- Unique nutritional challenges of infants and children with disabilities
- Common types of cancers (such as leukemia) in infants and children and their treatment challenges
- Enteral and/or parenteral nutrition
- Approved botanicals in pediatric practice
Features & Benefits
- Case studies using the standardized language of the Nutrition Care Process from The International Dietetics and Nutrition Terminology (IDNT), Third Edition, are included in most chapters.
- Chapters are written by experts in their practice area and contain practical information to help the reader apply the key pediatric nutrition practices and principles.
- The online access code provides access to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Growth Charts, Tanner Stages of Sexual Development, Recommended Dietary Allowances/Dietary Reference Intakes, and Conversion Tables.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Prenatal Nutrition
Chapter 2 Physical Growth
Chapter 3 Assessment Basics
Chapter 4 Premature Infant Nutrition
Chapter 5 Infant Nutrition
Chapter 6 Normal Nutrition after Infancy
Chapter 7 Food Hypersensitivities
Chapter 8 Weight Management
Chapter 9 Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Chapter 10 Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 11 Pulmonary Diseases
Chapter 12 Gastrointestinal Disorders
Chapter 13 Chronic Kidney Disease
Chapter 14 Cardiology
Chapter 15 Diabetes
Chapter 16 HIV and AIDS
Chapter 17 Oncology
Chapter 18 Nutrition in Burns
Chapter 19 Enteral Nutrition
Chapter 20 Parenteral Nutrition
Chapter 21 Botanicals
Appendix A Available Online: Premature Infant Growth Charts
Appendix B Available Online: CDC Growth Charts
Appendix C Available Online: Tanner stages of Sexual Development
Appendix D Available Online: Nomograms
Appendix E Available Online: Biochemical Evaluation of Nutritional Status
Appendix F Available Online: Recommended Dietary Allowances/Dietary Reference Intakes/EER
Appendix G Available Online: 2010 Dietary Guidelines
Appendix H Available Online: Conversion Tables
About the Authors
Patricia Queen Samour, MMSc, RD-Director, Nutrition Services, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Patricia Samour was a founding member of the pediatric nutrition dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association. She has over 25 years experience in pediatric and adult academic hospitals; and is a very active volunteer with ADA in Massachusetts. She has been an author on many publications and has done numerous professional presentations.
Kathy King, RD, LD-Helm Publishing, Lake Dallas, Texas
Kathy King has been an entrepreneur since 1972 when she started her private practice specializing in outpatient counseling. She has counseled over 6,000 patients as well as consulted for sports teams, a dialysis center, drug rehab programs, spas and food companies. Kathy hosted her own nationally syndicated radio talk show in 1989 and has authored nine books. Her company, Helm Publishing, publishes books and self-study courses for the continuing education of dietitians and nurses.