Nutrition in Pediatrics: Basic Science and Clinical by John B. Watkins, Christopher Duggan, W. Allan Walker

By John B. Watkins, Christopher Duggan, W. Allan Walker

Foodstuff in Pediatrics, 3rd variation, is the authoritative textbook on pediatric nutrients for pediatricians, dieticians, pediatric gastroenterologists, relations practitioners, and scientific scholars. The textual content completely covers basic ideas, pathophysiology, medical stipulations, and definitive therapy. This re-creation is the 1st e-book on pediatric food released within the final 5 years and lines significant revisions. accelerated within the 3rd variation: ?‚?· the Macronutrient Requirement for development bankruptcy has been elevated to 3 chapters to deal individually with fats, carbohydrate, and protein ?‚?· chapters on Maternal foodstuff and being pregnant final result and Fetal foodstuff and Imprinting ?‚?· the part on particular ailment States has been enlarged to incorporate The Adolescent Athlete and supplements, meals and the Prevention of melanoma in early life, and assessment and administration of weight problems ?‚?· the appendix has been elevated to supply a extra complete source for dietary evaluation and specifications and contours up to date info on enteral items.

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The sample sizes are low, and there is minimal detail for children across various pubertal groups. 43 The advantages of the DXA are the low radiation exposure, fast scan time, and noninvasive nature. The precision of the instrument is excellent. 44 The frequency of measurements depends on the clinical needs (see Table 2-4). Patients with poor BMD measurements may need the scans every 6 to 12 months after the baseline assessment. Those individuals with values in the low normal range but with risk factors may need testing every 1 to 2 years.

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The WHO recommendations are based on the evaluation of several thousands of children and are clinically useful. 58 Total daily energy needs are then estimated by multiplying the REE by a factor to adjust for physical activity, medical status, and/or the need for catch-up growth (Table 2-5). 59 Schofield REE estimates are also adjusted for the patient’s activity, stress, and growth needs (see Table 2-5) to approximate total daily energy needs. The new DRIs for total energy recommendations may replace these equations in clinical research settings.

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