Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-03
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child, 7th 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. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences and the critical importance of health, safety and nutrition education continue to be stressed. This time-proven book is written in a clear, concise and thought-provoking manner and is loaded with easy-to-access checklists, guidelines and lesson plans that no early childhood student or professional should be without!

Table of Contents

Health, Safety, and Nutrition: An Introduction
Interrelationship of Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Health of the Young Child: Maximizing the Child's Potential
Promoting Good Health
Health Appraisals
Health Assessment Tools
Conditions Affecting Children's Health
The Infectious Process and Effective Control
Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management
Safety for the Young Child
Creating Quality Environments
Safety Management
Management of Injuries and Acute Illness
Child 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 (Proteins, Minerals, Water. and Vitamins)
Nutrition and the Young Child
Infant Feeding
Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child
Planning and Serving Nutritious and Economical Meals
Food Safety
Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities
Nutrient Information: Fast Food Vendor Websites
Growth and BMI Charts for Boys and Girls
Educational Resources: Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Federal Food Programs
One-Week Sample Menu
Children's Book List
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