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Gastroenterology and Nutrition: Neonatology Questions and Controversies

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Gastroenterology and Nutrition, a volume in Dr. Polin’s Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series, offers expert authority on the toughest neonatal gastroenterologic and nutritional challenges you face in your practice. This medical reference book will help you provide better evidence-based care and improve patient outcomes with research on the latest advances.



Hardbound, 430 Pages

Published: March 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2603-9


  • SECTION A: Basic Science of the Intestinal Tract
    CHAPTER 1 Overview of Digestion and Absorption
    CHAPTER 2 Maturation of Motor Function in the Preterm Infant and Gastroesophageal Reflux
    CHAPTER 3 Development of Gastrointestinal Motility Reflexes
    CHAPTER 4 Development of the Intestinal Mucosal Barrier
    CHAPTER 5 The Developing Intestinal Microbiome and Its Relationship to Health and Disease
    CHAPTER 6 The Developing Intestine as an Immune Organ
    CHAPTER 7 The Developing Gastrointestinal Tract in Relation to Autoimmune Disease, Allergy, and Atopy
    CHAPTER 8 What Are the Controversies for Basic Intestinal Development and Where Will the Field Be Moving in the Future?

    SECTION B: Nutritional Requirements and Strategies
    CHAPTER 9 Nutritional Requirements of the Very-Low-Birthweight Infant
    CHAPTER 10 Controversies in Neonatal Nutrition: Macronutrients and Micronutrients
    CHAPTER 11 Regulation of Protein Synthesis and Proteolysis in the Neonate by Feeding
    CHAPTER 12 Lipids for Neonates
    CHAPTER 13 Human Milk Feeding of the High-Risk Neonate
    CHAPTER 14 Nutritional Requirements for the Neonate: What Are the Controversies and Where Will the Field Be Moving in the Future?

    SECTION C: Clinical Conditions
    CHAPTER 15 Necrotizing Enterocolitis
    CHAPTER 16 Special Nutrition of the Surgical Neonate
    CHAPTER 17 Controversies in Short Bowel Syndrome
    CHAPTER 18 Neonatal Cholestasis
    CHAPTER 19 The Neonatal Gastrointestinal Tract as a Conduit to Systemic Inflammation and Developmental Delays
    CHAPTER 20 Adult Consequences of Neonatal and Fetal Nutrition: Mechanisms
    CHAPTER 21 Technologies for the Evaluation of Enteral Feeding Readiness in Premature Infants
    CHAPTER 22 What Are the Controversies for These Clinical Conditions and Where Will the Field Be Moving in the Future?


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