Nutrition in Pediatrics : Basic Science and Clinical Applications

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-06-01
  • Publisher: Pmph USA Ltd

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Nutrition in Pediatrics, Third Edition, is the authoritative textbook on pediatric nutrition for pediatricians, dieticians, pediatric gastroenterologists, family practitioners, and medical students. The text thoroughly covers general principles, pathophysiology, clinical conditions, and definitive treatment. This new edition is the first book on pediatric nutrition published in the last five years and features major revisions.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Contributorsp. xi
General Concepts
Pediatric Nutrition: A Distinct Subspecialtyp. 1
Clinical Assessment of Nutritional Statusp. 6
Laboratory Assessment of Nutritional Statusp. 17
Body Composition and Growthp. 32
Macronutrient Requirements for Growth: Fat and Fatty Acidsp. 52
Macronutrient Requirements for Growth: Carbohydratesp. 67
Macronutrient Requirements for Growth: Protein and Amino Acidsp. 73
Trace Elementsp. 86
Vitaminsp. 111
The Prudent Diet: Preventive Nutritionp. 134
Community Nutrition and Its Impact on Children: Developed Countriesp. 142
Community Nutrition and its Impact on Developing Countries (The Chilean Experience)p. 161
Protein-Energy Malnutrition: Pathophysiology, Clinical Consequences, and Treatmentp. 174
International Nutritionp. 195
Nutritional Epidemiologyp. 205
Food Safetyp. 219
Drug Therapy and the Role of Nutritionp. 234
Physiology and Pathophysiology
Gene Expressionp. 256
Humoral Regulation of Growthp. 277
Energy Metabolism and Requirements In Health and Diseasep. 304
Gastrointestinal Development: Implications for Infant Feedingp. 323
Immunophysiology and Nutrition of the Gutp. 341
Malnutrition and Host Defensesp. 367
Brain Developmentp. 386
Nutrition and the Behavior of Childrenp. 397
Energy and Substrate Regulation in Obesityp. 414
Perinatal Nutrition
Maternal Nutrition and Pregnancy Outcomep. 429
Fetal Nutrition and Imprintingp. 442
Development of the Fetus: Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolismp. 449
Amino Acid Nutrition in Utero: Placental Function and Metabolismp. 471
The Low Birth Weight Infantp. 491
The Term Infantp. 515
Weaning: Pathophysiology, Practice, and Policyp. 528
Human Milk: Nutritional Propertiesp. 539
Protective Properties of Human Milkp. 551
Approach to Breast-Feedingp. 562
Nutritional Aspects of Specific Disease States
Developmental Disabilitiesp. 580
Inborn Errors of Fasting Adaptationp. 591
Persistent Renal Failurep. 609
Inflammatory Bowel Diseasep. 635
Pediatric HIV Infectionp. 653
Exocrine Pancreatic Disease Including Cystic Fibrosisp. 671
Acute and Chronic Liver Diseasep. 686
Cancer Preventionp. 699
Cancer Treatmentp. 709
Diabetes Mellitusp. 722
Acute Diarrheap. 738
Chronic Diarrhea and Intestinal Transplantationp. 752
Short-Bowel Syndrome, Including Adaptationp. 771
The Critically Ill Childp. 790
Hyperlipidemia and Cardiovascular Diseasep. 799
Carbohydrate Absorption and Malabsorptionp. 811
Nutritional Anemiasp. 830
Function and Nature of the Components in the Oral Cavityp. 848
Adolescence: Healthy and Disordered Eatingp. 861
The Adolescent Athlete: Performance-Enhancing Drugs and Dietary Supplementsp. 878
Adolescence: Bone Diseasep. 883
Failure to Thrive: Malnutrition in the Pediatric Outpatient Settingp. 897
Protein-Energy Malnutrition in the Hospitalized Patientp. 910
Evaluation and Management of Obesityp. 917
Approach To Nutritional Support
Standard and Specialized Enteral Formulasp. 935
Enteral Nutritionp. 945
Parenteral Nutritionp. 957
Dietary Supplements (Nutraceuticals)p. 986
Special Dietsp. 997
Nutritional Assessmentp. 1017
Nutritional Requirementsp. 1050
Enteral Productsp. 1060
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