Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition

Hardcover | November 18, 2014

byPraveen Goday, Nilesh Mehta

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Understand the unique nutritional needs of infants and children in the pediatric critical care unit

Written with the goal of shortening recovery time and improving overall clinical outcomes, Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition is the first text to offercomprehensive, in-depth coverage of the nutritional needs of infants and children in the pediatric care unit. This practical text imparts basic concepts, critically appraises the literature, and provides a completereview of the key principles of pediatric critical care nutrition.

Combining clinical strategies with a compilation of available evidence, Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition, covers essential topics such as:

  • Metabolic alterations and nutrients in the critically ill child
  • Delivery of nutrition support to the critically ill child
  • Disease-related nutrition considerations including burns and wound healing, solid-organ transplantation, renal and pulmonary failure, gastrointestinal issues, cancer, obesity, and more
  • Practical aspects of the delivery of nutrition support

    Optimum nutrition therapy is essential during the entire continuum of critical illness until recovery, and requires the multidisciplinary awareness, knowledge, and effort taught in this groundbreaking text.

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Understand the unique nutritional needs of infants and children in the pediatric critical care unitWritten with the goal of shortening recovery time and improving overall clinical outcomes, Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition is the first text to offercomprehensive, in-depth coverage of the nutritional needs of infants and children in th...

Praveen S. Goday, MD (Madison, WI) is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Medical College of Wisconsin. Nilesh Mehta, MD (Boston, MA) is Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Director, Critical Care Nutrition, and Associate Medical Director, Critical Care Department...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.5 × 7.3 × 0.7 inPublished:November 18, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071798528

ISBN - 13:9780071798525

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