Pocket Guide to Children with Special Health Care and Nutritional Needs

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Author: Wendy Wittenbrook, MA, RD, CSP, LD, FAND, Kelly Corkins, MS, RD-AP, CSP, LDN, FAND
Affiliation: Behavioral Health Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group
Publisher: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Publication Date: 2021
ISBN 10: 0880912073
ISBN 13: 9780880912075
eISBN: 9780880911405
Edition: 2nd
This fully updated second edition addresses the nutrition care of children with special health care needs, including Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, Prader-Willi syndrome, seizure disorders, and more. Highlights include: - Guidelines for assessing growth - Recommendations for nutrition screening, assessment, and intervention - Practical advice for addressing feeding and eating issues, managing enteral nutrition, and working with community services and programs - Updated information on pediatric nutrition assessment and malnutrition indicators - New chapters covering the nutrition focused physical exam and transitioning special health care needs of children to adult care - Case studies throughout to illustrate application of the Nutrition Care Process and strategies for providing nutrition care
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