Pediatric Nutrition Handbook

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1996 - 126 pages
Malnutrition in childhood can effect immune function, energy level and ability to learn. This handbook contains the necessary tools to identify children at nutritional risk, assess nutritional status, estimate nutritional requirements and provide practical information to parents. The book includes a thorough review of the nutritional issues which should be addressed at each well-child check-up.

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Contents

GENERAL NUTRITION
1
FOOD SOURCES
22
DETERMINATION
32
4 Quantity of Formula Required to Meet
34
2 Average Weight Gain
40
2 to 18 Years of Age
46
4 Calculating Percent of Standard Weight
54
8 Calcium Abnormalities
60
REFERRAL CRITERIA
65
1 Summary of Two Supplemental
67
AGESPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS
68
Breastfeeding Resources
79
Introducing Solid Foods
86
DISEASESPECIFIC FEEDING ISSUES
103
REFERENCES SUGGESTED READINGS
123

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