Samour & King’s Pediatric Nutrition in Clinical Care, Fifth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the nutritional aspects of pediatric clinical care from neonate through adolescent, and all pediatric disorders impacting nutrition. A widely trusted resource for more than twenty years, this text combines coverage of nutrition assessment and care with detailed coverage of normal growth, relevant disease states, and medical nutrition therapy. In addition to important updates in all major areas of pediatric nutrition, the Fifth Edition has been expanded to included evolving areas in pediatric nutrition including, malnutrition related to undernutrition, nutrition focused physical exam, integrative medicine and more. When utilising the text, students and practitioners alike will be able to discuss the nutrition guidelines associated with normal growth and development, and will be better able to determine medical nutrition therapy interventions for children with diseases, injuries, genetic disorders and weight issues.
Features and Benefits
•Students and instructors will benefit from clear learning objectives, critical thinking questions, and case studies which provide examples of how practitioners use nutrition to identify, diagnose and treat pediatric conditions through nutrition.
•With a focus on Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process (NCP) the text provides examples of actual nutrition management as seen in clinical nutrition practice.
•Comprehensive treatment of all pediatric topics makes this text the perfect review resource when studying for specialty exams for registered dieticians/nutritionists, physicians including gastroenterologists, pediatricians, and fellows, as well as others practicing on pediatric nutrition related teams.
•Modern, comprehensive coverage of pediatric nutrition topics that require special management of nutrition including: obesity/weight management, eating and feeding disorders, sports nutrition, food sensitivities and intolerance and genetic screening.
•A new chapter, Integrative Medicine and Nutrition, reflects on the growing interest in alternative medicine and nutrition to treat pediatric conditions through nutrition.
•Instructor resources include a Test Bank and slides in PowerPoint format.