Pediatric Nutrition Handbook

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Malnutrition in childhood can effect immune function, energy level and ability to learn. This handbook contains the necessary tools to identify children at nutritional risk, assess nutritional status, estimate nutritional requirements and provide practical information to parents. The book includes a thorough review of the nutritional issues which should be addressed at each well-child check-up.
 

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Contents

CENERAL NUTRITION
1
Table 3
3
FOOD SOURCES
22
DETERMINATION
32
ASSESSMENT OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS
35
Birth to 36 Months of Age
42
Birth to
43
of Age
47
2 to 18 Years of Age
48
Calculating Percent of Standard Weight
54
Calcium Abnormalities
60
REFERRAL CRITERIA
65
REFERRAL CRITERIA
67
AGESPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS
68
DISEASESPECIFIC FEEDING ISSUES
103
REFERENCES SUGGESTED READINGS
123

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