Nutrition and Child HealthBy
- Chris Holden, Head of Specialty, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nutritional Care, Princess Diana's Children's Hospital, Birmingham, UK
- Julian MacDonald, Head of Dietetic Services, Dietetic Department, Princess Diana's Childrenis Hospital, Birmingham, UK
There is a growing awareness among nurses and other health professionals that good nutrition is a major determinant of growth development and long term health in the healthy and sick child. This comprehensive text provides practical, evidence-based information on normal and special paediatric nutrition. Each chapter provides a sound scientific foundation, pragmatic, balanced guidelines, and identifies common difficulties and issues.
Paperback, 412 Pages
Imprint: Baillière Tindall
- Foreword Brian Wharton; Introduction; Maternal and Foetal Nutrition; Practical Breastfeeding; Infant Feeding; The Pre-school Child; School Age Children and Adolescents; Vitamins and Minerals in Paediatrics;Feeding Problems in Infants; Disordered Eating Behaviour and Therapeutic Interventions; Feeding Children with Special Needs; Growth and Nutritional Assessment of Children; Nutritional Support for Children in the Community; Enteral Nutrition; Parenteral Nutrition; Feeding Children with Special Diets; Nursing Assessment & Childrens Nutritional State During Illness ; Team Approach to Nutritional Support.