Paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition

Paperback | February 2, 2009

byMark Beattie, Anil Dhawan, John WL Puntis

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This handbook of paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition provides a concise overview of key topics in these three closely related specialties. This handbook is a practical reference manual, containing information on day-to-day management as well as background information onspecific scenarios and conditions, for practitioners who regularly see children with common and rarer paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutritional problems. Pocket sized, and user friendly, it aims to be a ready source for medical staff in training, as well as more experienced colleagues,and other members of multidisciplinary teams such as specialist nurses, dieticians, and pharmacists. Information is provided in the form of bullet point list and tables, with reference to key articles for further reading, in addition to useful websites and contacts.

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This handbook of paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition provides a concise overview of key topics in these three closely related specialties. This handbook is a practical reference manual, containing information on day-to-day management as well as background information onspecific scenarios and conditions, for practition...

Dr Mark Beattie trained at the Medical College of St Bartholomew's Hospital, University of London qualifying in 1986. He passed his paediatric membership examinations in 1989 and was research fellow in Paediatric Gastroenterology from 1993-5. He was appointed as Consultant Paediatrician with an interest in paediatric gastroenterology ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.03 inPublished:February 2, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198569866

ISBN - 13:9780198569862

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Table of Contents

1. Nutritional requirements and assessment2. Breast feeding3. Formula and complementary feeding4. Feeding of the preterm infant5. Necrotising enterocolitis6. Faltering growth7. Iron deficiency8. Micronutrients and minerals9. Nutritional support teams10. Enteral feeding11. Refeeding syndrome12. Parental nutrition13. Intestinal failure and short bowel syndrome14. Home nutritional support15. Eating disorders16. Difficult eating behaviours in the young child17. Food allergy18. Carbohydrate intolerance19. Nutrition in the child with neurodisability20. Obesity21. Cystic fibrosis22. Cystic fibrosis: associated liver disease23. Vomiting24. Acute gastroenteritis25. Gastropesophageal reflux26. Helictobacter pylori infection, peptic ulceration and Meckel's diverticulum27. Cyclical vomiting syndrome28. Pyloric stenosis29. Achalasia and malrotation30. Gastrointestinal bleeding31. Gastrointestinal polyposis32. Chronic diarrhoea33. Coeliac disease34. Nutritional management of coeliac disease35. Small bowel bacterial overgrowth36. Acute abdominal pain37. Recurrent (chronic) abdominal pain38. Chronic constipation39. Hirschsprung's disease40. Peri-anal disorders41. Inflammatory bowel disease - Introduction42. Crohn's disease43. Nutritional management of Crohn's disease44. Ulcerative colitis45. Eosinophilic disorders46. Approach to neonatal jaundice47. Biliary atresia48. Alpha-1 anti-trypsin deficiency49. Alagille's syndrome50. Familial intrahepatic cholestasis51. Drug induced liver injury52. Autoimmune liver disease53. Metabolic liver disease54. Fatty liver disease55. Wilson's disease56. Hepatitis B57. Hepatitis C58. Infections of the liver59. Tumours of the liver60. Complications of chronic liver disease61. Portal hypertension62. Dietary interventions in liver disease63. Acute liver failure64. Liver transplantation65. The pancreas