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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders

Publication Year:
2017
Edition:
3rd Ed.
Author:
Ekvall, Shirley W.; Ekvall, Valli K.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
ISBN:
978-0-19-939891-1
Doody Core Title Score:
  • 2.3 (Clinical Genetics)
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Offers a comprehensive reference to the nutritional interventions for diseases across the lifespan.
Comprising more than 60 topic-based chapters from leading figures in nutrition and medicine, this book is the most up-to-date work on diet as a symptom of, and therapy for, chronic, hereditary, and developmental disorders.

Enriched with tables and charts that distill the latest recommendations for nutrient intake, physical activity, this third edition is a convenient and essential resource for busy clinicians and students in nutrition, dietetics, and medical specialties.

Special features:
  • Fully revised and updated to account for recent changes to the recommended daily allowances (RDAs) for macro- and micro-nutrients and other advances in the field of nutrition
  • More than 100 contributing authors with significant clinical or research experience in pediatric and adult nutrition
  • Covers nutrition and its role in maintaining health at every stage of the lifecycle from gestation to geriatric
  • Ideal reference for pediatricians, nutritionists, dietitians, physical therapists, and others who treat children and adults with special needs

New to this Edition:

  • Completely revised and updated to reflect the most up-to-date understanding of the biochemical basis of chronic diseases, developmental disabilities, and developmental disorders
  • Includes most recent recommendations for nutrient intake, physical activity, prenatal care, healthy body mass index (BMI) and more
  • Expanded coverage of the aging special-needs population provides vital insight into this rapidly growing demographic
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Ekvall, Shirley W.; Ekvall, Valli K.
ISBN:
978-0-19-939891-1
Specialty:
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Nutrition/Diet Therapy
  • Pediatrics
Language:
English
Edition:
3rd Ed.
Pages:
582
Publication Year:
2017
Doody Core Title Score:
  • 2.3 (Clinical Genetics)

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