Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD, 8th Edition, covers the contemporary health, safety, and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children in one comprehensive volume, with extensive coverage of topics critical to the early identification of children's health conditions and the promotion of children's well-being. Concepts are backed by the latest research findings and linked to the key professional standards of the field. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences, and the critical importance of health, safety, and nutrition education continue to be stressed. Written in a clear, concise, and thought-provoking manner, this time-proven book is filled with easy-to-access checklists, guidelines, and lesson plans that no early childhood student or professional should be without!

Table of Contents

Promoting CHILDREN'S Health: Healthy Lifestyles And Health Concerns
Children's Well-being: What It Is and How to Achieve It
Daily Health Observations
Assessing Children's Health
Common Chronic Medical Conditions Affecting Children's Health
The Infectious Process and Effective Control
Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management
Keeping Children Safe
Creating Quality Environments
Safety Management
Management of Injuries and Acute Illness
Maltreatment of Children: Abuse and Neglect
Planning for Children's Health and Safety Education
Foods And Nutrients: Basic Concepts
Nutritional Guidelines
Nutrients that Provide Energy (Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins)
Nutrients that Promote Growth of Body Tissues (Proteins, Minerals, and Water)
Nutrients that Regulate Body Functions (Vitamins, Minerals, Proteins, and Water)
Nutrition And Young Children
Infant Feeding
Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child
Planning and Serving Nutritious and Economical Meals
Food Safety
Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities
National Health Education Standards for Students (Grades PreK-2, 3-5)
Monthly Calendar: Health, Safety & Nutrition Observances
Federal Food Programs
Children's Book LiSt
Nutrient Information: Fast-Food Vendor Websites
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