Manual of Pediatric Nutrition, Volume 1

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BC Decker, Jan 1, 2005 - Medical - 850 pages
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The new edition of this classic is a comprehensive guide that provides a succinct overview of nutritional assessment and care, both for healthy and ill pediatric patients. Featuring a new team of expert authors, the manual provides practical management advice for common pediatric illnesses including obesity, cystic fibrosis, and short-bowel syndrome. As a reference tool, the Manual offers a practical basis for pediatric nutritional assessment and therapy for dietitians, pediatricians, house officers, fellows and students. New and expanded sections include an exhaustive formulary, updated growth charts, and new tables on vitamin and pre- and pro-biotic nutritional supplements.

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Anthropometrics
31
Clinical Evaluation
56
Laboratory Assessment of Nutritional Status
70
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Kristy M. Hendricks, RD, MS, ScDAssociate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine Friedman School of Nutrition Science and PolicyBoston, Massachusetts

Christopher Duggan, MD, MPHAssociate Professor of PediatricsHarvard Medical SchoolDirector, Clinical Nutrition ServiceChildrenā€™s HospitalBoston, Massachusetts

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