9780766809468

Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

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  • ISBN13:

    9780766809468

  • ISBN10:

    0766809463

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/14/2000
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

"Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child, 5th Edition" is the early childhood professional's concise, up-to-date and thought provoking guide to promoting good health and safety for children. Completely updated, this 5th edition reflects the latest developments and practices in the field. Several new features have been added such as case studies, "For your consideration" and "Reflective thoughts" segments that encourage discussion, and World Wide Web sites to encourage research on the topics presented. The book also includes a complete overview of basic nutrition designed to help students, teachers, caregivers and parents better understand the critical value of good health and nutrition.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Unit 1 Health, Safety, and Nutrition: An Introduction 1(18)
Interrelationship of Health, Safety, and Nutrition
2(17)
Unit 2 Health of the Young Child: Maximizing the Child's Potential 19(138)
Promoting Good Health
20(25)
Health Appraisals
45(16)
Health Assessment Tools
61(26)
Conditions Affecting Children's Health
87(22)
The Infectious Process and Effective Control
109(20)
Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management
129(28)
Unit 3 Safety for the Young Child 157(140)
Creating Quality Environments
158(32)
Safety Management
190(27)
Management of Accidents and Injuries
217(32)
Child Abuse and Neglect
249(21)
Educational Experiences for Young Children
270(27)
Unit 4 Foods and Nutrients: Basic Concepts 297(64)
Nutritional Guidelines
298(17)
Nutrients That Provide Energy (Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins)
315(14)
Nutrients That Promote Growth of Body Tissues (Proteins, Minerals, and Water)
329(13)
Nutrients That Regulate Body Functions (Proteins, Minerals, Water, and Vitamins)
342(19)
Unit 5 Nutrition and the Young Child 361(120)
Infant Feeding
362(19)
Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child
381(17)
Planning and Serving Nutritious and Economical Meals
398(28)
Food Safety
426(24)
Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities
450(31)
Appendices 481(22)
A Nutrition Analysis of Various Fast Foods
482(3)
B Growth Charts for Boys and Girls
485(9)
C Sources of Free and Inexpensive Materials Related to Health, Safety, and Nutrition
494(6)
D Federal Food Programs
500(3)
Glossary 503(12)
Index 515

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