Adolescent Nutrition: Assessment and Management

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Vaughn I. Rickert
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1996 - 677 pages
A comprehensive reference that focuses on the nutritional requirements that are unique to adolescent development (12-21 years), clinically useful assessment strategies, and management strategies to enhance the nutritional status of adolescents. Sections cover general issues and developmental factors, such as exercise and contraception; competitive athletics; diets; psychosocial concerns, including body image and behavior change; chronic illness, including HIV and AIDS; and nutritional assessment and management strategies for surgical procedures, including organ transplants and plastic surgery. A case illustration in every chapter summarizes clinical considerations. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

GENERAL ISSUES IN ADOLESCENT NUTRITION
10
Exercise and Fitness
25
Vegetarian and Other Dietary Practices
57
Atherosclerosis
89
PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES AND NUTRITION
109
The Dietitian
123
Body Image
136
Anorexia Nervosa
159
Diabetes
389
Renal Disease
415
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
435
Cystic Fibrosis and Malabsorptive Disorders
456
Cancer
479
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 503
505
SURGICAL PROCEDURES
527
Organ Transplantation
539

Bulimia Nervosa
181
Obesity
199
ADOLESCENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
223
Pre and Post Natal
248
Genetic Disorders
272
Developmental Disabilities
299
CHRONIC DISEASE
320
Hypertension
350
Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
561
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
578
Building the
593
Current and Future
609
Appendix A Vegetarian Diets
637
Appendix B Anorexia Nervosa 647
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