Nutritional Care for High-risk Newborns

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Sharon Groh-Wargo, Melody Thompson, Janice Hovasi Cox
Precept Press, 2000 - Family & Relationships - 711 pages
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Written for physicians, nurses and nutritionists, this revised guide to nutrition for high risk neonates has six chapters devoted to parenteral nutrition and an examination of clinical disease entities. Twenty appendices include lists of 46 commercially available infant formulas and supplements with nutritional analyses; 32 vitamin and mineral supplements with analyses; and drug/nutrient interactions of drugs. Feeding methodologies include lactation dysfunction management, and the nutritional assessment section includes computer applications.

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Contents

Chapter 1 Nutritional Implications of Premature Birth
3
Chapter 2 Anthropometric Assessment
11
Chapter 3 Clinical Assessment
23
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Groh-Wargo is senior clinical nutritionist in the neonatal intensive care unit at the MetroHelath Medical Center.

Thompson is a clinical nutrition specialist in the Pediactric Medical Department of Ross Products.

Janice Cox is a homeaker and mother who has been making her own beauty treatments since she was in the sixth grade. She lives in Medford, Oregon, with her husband and two daughters.

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