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Nutrition in Infancy

Volume 2

Watson, R.R., Grimble, G., Preedy, V.R., Zibadi, S. (Eds.)

2013, XXX, 390 p. 32 illus., 13 illus. in color.

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  • Useful resource for physicians treating and preventing nutritional problems in infants
  • Special emphasis is provided for clinicians treating children in developing countries
  • Includes the latest developments in diagnostic procedures and nutritional support

Nutrition in Infancy: Volume 2 is a very useful resource for all clinicians treating and preventing nutritional problems in infants.  This volume covers a wide range of topics that support wellness in infants through the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, malnutrition, and developmental and genetic abnormalities. A variety of chapters deal with nutrients for infants with disabilities, surgery, and other special needs.

The sections in this volume discuss GI Tract Considerations, Formulas, probiotics, hormones and lipids in the health and disease of infants, and the growth and development of infants. In Nutrition in Infancy: Volume 2, a wide range of nutritional and food related therapies to prevent or ameliorate disease, growth retardation and promote health are outlined. The latest developments in diagnostic procedures and nutritional support are also included. Written by a group of international experts, this volume is an indispensable new reference for clinicians with an interest in the nutrition and health of pregnant mothers and their infants.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Behavioral aspects of feeding disorders - Body mass index - Centile curves - Children with special needs - Developing countries - Home enteral nutrition - Iron deficiency in infants - Magnesium and infant health - Malnutrition in children - Minimal enteral nutrition - Neuronal development - Nutrition and HIV infected infants - Nutritional antioxidants - Nutritional screening - Parenteral nutrition - Severe malnutrition in infancy and childhood - Trace element requirements - Vitamin supplementation

Related subjects » Food Science & Nutrition - Gynecology - Internal Medicine - Medicine - Pediatrics

Table of contents 

SECTION A:  Nutrition and neonatal/infant disease

1. Growth and Body Composition in Children with Chronic Disease           
Kelly A. Dougherty
Virginia A. Stallings

2. Nutritional support in inborn errors of metabolism
Juan J. Diaz 
Marilyn Bernard 
Lauren Furuta 
Clifford Lo

3. Ketogenic Diet as treatment option for infants with intractable epileptic syndrome
Elles J.T.M. van der Louw
Coriene E.Catsman-Berrevoets
Dorine A.M van den Hurk
Joanne F. Olieman

4. Short Bowel Syndrome: Management and treatment
Joanne F. Olieman
Hanneke IJsselstijn
Barbra A. de Koning
Dick Tibboel

5. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy            
Patricia Davidson               
Scott Nightingale
6. Nutritional support in Crohn’s disease         
Anthony E Wiskin
R Mark Beattie

7. Nutritional requirements and support in liver disease
Deirdre A Kelly
Susan Protheroe
Sara Clarke

8. Normal and aberrant  craniofacial development and nutrition in infants
Anne O’Connell

9. Role of gangliosides in neurological development and the influence of dietary sources
R Mendez-Otero
P M Pimentel-Coelho 
S Ukraintsev
Paul McJarrow

10. Dietary methods to treat acute gastroenteritis
Sylvia del Castillo
Kristi Catton

11. Celiac disease in infants: Prevention and dietary treatment
Mukadder Ayse Selimoglu

12. The Nutritional aspects of intestinal failure therapy
Jeffrey A. Rudolph

13. Hormone therapy to improve growth in infants with chronic kidney disease
Natalia Mejía-Gaviria
Flor Ángel Ordoñez 
Fernando Santos

14. Nutrition of infants and HIV
Lars T. Fadnes
Tanya Doherty
Debra Jackson
Ingunn Marie S. Engebretsen
Ameena Goga

15. Undernutrition and hearing impairment
Bolajoko O. Olusanya

16. Nutritional management of diabetes mellitus in Infants and children
Ruth M. Ayling

17. Nutritional Considerations for Infants and Children during Critical Illness and Surgery
Joyce L. Owens
Sheila J. Hanson
Jennifer McArthur

Section B.  GI tract Considerations

18. Parenteral nutrition in infants and children        
Consuelo Pedrón-Giner
Cecilia Martinez Costa
Jose Manuel Moreno Villares 

19. Home parenteral nutrition
Consuelo Pedrón-Giner
Jose Manuel Moreno Villares

20. The role of colonic flora in infants
Carlos H. Lifschitz

21. Pro and prebiotics for the prevention and treatment of diseases in childhood
Elisabeth Haschke-Becher
Ferdinand Haschke

22. Prebiotics and Probiotics on infant health and growth
Flavia Indrio
Giuseppe Riezzo

Section C.  Hormones and lipids: growth and development of infants

23. General area of lipid composition of diets to optimize growth and development of premature infants      
Girish Deshpande
Rajesh Maheshwari

24. Dietary management of hypercholesterolemia in infants and children
Corina Hartman
Raanan Shamir

25. Adipose tissue, its hormones and infant development
Mauro Bozzola
Cristina Meazza

26. Role of fatty acids in the neurological development of infants     
Alan S. Ryan
Elizabeth K. Entin
James P. Hoffman
Connye N. Kuratko
Edward B. Nelson

27. Obesity in Infancy and Childhood: diagnosis, incidence and strategy for change            
Ruth M. Ayling

28. Infant growth and adult obesity: relationship and factors affecting them
Ulla Sovio
Evangelia E Ntzani
Ioanna Tzoulaki

29. Maternal behaviour and infant weightJohn Worobey

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