Pediatric Nutrition in Chronic Diseases and Developmental Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and…

Hardcover | March 1, 2005

EditorShirley Walberg Ekvall, Valli K. Ekvall

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This much-needed resource comprehensively reviews the current status of research on nutrition in chronic diseases and developmental disorders of children and helps translate this research into clinical practice. It provides a wealth of information on the nutritional implications of diseases'states; how nutrition can affect brain development, learning and behavior; and how to improve the health status of pediatric patients through nutritional measures. Assessment, prevention, and treatment are all covered. The chapters focus on biochemical and clinical abnormalities, techniques forevaluating nutrition including behavior, nutritional management, and follow-up procedures. Well-organized and user-friendly, the book will continue to be of great value to pediatricians, nutritionists, gastroenterologists, neurologists, family practitioners, and dietitians as well as students andresidents in those fields. The Second Edition has been thoroughly updated and includes new chapters on botanicals, genetics and nutritional aspects of birth defects, vegetarianism, obesity/eating disorders, autism, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, among other topics.

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This much-needed resource comprehensively reviews the current status of research on nutrition in chronic diseases and developmental disorders of children and helps translate this research into clinical practice. It provides a wealth of information on the nutritional implications of diseases'states; how nutrition can affect brain devel...

Shirley Walberg Ekvall is at University of Cincinnati. Valli K. Ekvall is at Children with Developmental Disorders, Indianapolis.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 8.82 × 11.1 × 1.5 inPublished:March 1, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195165640

ISBN - 13:9780195165647

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Part I. PREVENTIVE NUTRITIONShirley W. Ekvall: A. NUTRITION AND GROWTH1. Shirley W. Ekvall, Valli K. Ekvall, and Eileen Fowles: Prenatal growth in pregnancy2. Barbara Niedbala and Shirley W. Ekvall: Postnatal growth in infancy3. Oussama Itani, Barbara Niedbala, and Reginald Tsang: Small for gestational age infant and problems of prematurityB. NUTRITION EVALUATION4. Shirley W. Ekvall, Valli K. Ekvall, Jennifer Walberg-Wolfe and Wendy Nehring: Nutritional assessment - all levels and ages5. Cecilia Rokusek, Elvira Jarka, Barbary Hanley and Joan Earle Hahn: Community based nutrition services and resources (counseling/cultural diversity)6. Theresa Mayes and Michele Gottschlich: Nutrition support following stress of burns/Injury7. Karen Dolins and Martica Heaner: Sports nutrition for children8. Georgia Hodgkin: Vegetarian diets for childrenPart II. Shirley W. Ekvall: CHRONIC DISEASES AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIESA. NEUROLOGICAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL9. Linda Bandini, Shirley W. Ekvall, and Virginia Stallings: Cerebral Palsy10. Donald Olsen, Tuomas Westermarck, and Shirley W. Ekvall: Seizures and Epilepsy11. Shirley W. Ekvall and Frank Cerniglia, Jr.: Myelomeningocele12. Valli K. Ekvall, Shirley W. Ekvall and Eric Bonsall: Nutrients, Neurotransmitters and brain dysfunction13. Vivianne Nordin and Shirley W. Ekvall: Autism14. Agnes Huber Shirley W. Ekvall: The Fetal Alcohol Syndrome15. George Capone, David Muller and Shirley W. Ekvall: Down Syndrome16. Helen McCune and Daniel Driscoll: Prader-Willi Syndrome17. Genila Bilbat, Carmen Cuffari, and SakkuBai Naidu: Rett SyndromeB. BEHAVIOR AND EATING DISORDERS18. Shirley W. Ekvall, Linda Bandini, Valli K. Ekvall and Carol Curtin: Childhood Obesity19. Valli K. Ekvall, Shirley W. Ekvall and Susan Mayes: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder20. Barbara Niedbala and Mark Swanson: Failure to thrive21. Valli K. Ekvall, Shirely W. Ekvall: Rumination22. Valli K. Ekvall, Shirley W. Ekvall: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Eating Disorders23. Agnes Huber and Shirley W. Ekvall: Lead Toxicity and PicaC. FEEDING DISORDERS24. Harriet Cloud, Shirley W. Ekvall and Linda Hicks: Feeding problems of the child with special health care needs25. Nedra Christensen and Howard Saal: Cleft lip and or palate and other craniofacial anomaliesD. DRUGS26. Rudolf Bauer, Andrea Hrastinger, Birgit Dietz and Gail Mahady: Botanicals in Pediatrics27. Ninfa Springer and Marshal Schlafer: Drug therapy and nutritionE. MISCELLANEOUS CHRONIC DISEASES28. Amal Assa'ad and Steve Sutton: Allergy and immunological disorders in children29. Keith Thomas Ayoob: HIV infection in children30. Suzanne Simpson and Margaretha Haugen: Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis31. Karen Kalinyak and Ingrid Ora: Children with Cancer32. Alan Lewis and Violet Hsieh: Congenital Heart disease and lipid disorders in children33. Judith Beto and Vinod Bansal: Chronic renal diseases in children34. Karen Kalinyak: Nutrition in Sickle-cell Anemia35. Michael Farrell: Nutrition in gastrointestinal disorders of infancy and childhood (with nutrition support and probiotics)36. Shirley W. Ekvall: Constipation and fiberPart III. HEREDITARY METABOLIC DISORDERS (INCLUDING TANDEM MASS SPECTROMETRY STATE FOR A.B.C. SCREENINGS)A. DISORDERS OF AMINO ACID METABOLISM37. Rani Singh: Homocystinuria38. Rani Singh: Maple syrup urine disease39. Melanie Hunt, Nancy Leslie, Helen Berry, and Susan Berry: Phenylketonuria and Maternal Phenylketonuria40. Rebecca Roberts, Francjan van Spronsen, Shirley W. Ekvall, and Valli K. Ekvall: Tyrosinemia41. Kathleen Huntington and Cary Harding: Urea Cycle PathwayB. ORGANIC ACIDEMIAS42. Dianne Frazier: Methylmalonic Acidemia and Propionic Acidemia43. Dianne Frazier: Isovaleric Acidemia, 3 Methylcrotonyl Glycinuria44. Dianne Frazier: Glutaric Acidemia Type I and 2-Ketoadipic Acidemiac. FATTY ACID OXIDATION DISORDERS45. Hugo Moser and Nga Hang Brereton: Adrenoleukodystrophy and other Peroxisomal disorders46. Melanie Gillingha, Sandr Van Calcar and Cary Harding: Mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation defects47. Richard Boles and Kathleen Moseley: Mitochondrial disordersD. DISORDERS OF CARBOHYRDRATE METABOLISM48. Nedra Christensen: Insulin dependent and Type II Diabetes49. Sandra vanCalcar and Jon Wolff: Galactosemia50. Shirley Hack and Ari Bergwerk: Lactose Intolerance51. Wendy Smith: Disorders of Fructose Metabolism52. Priya Kishnani: Glycogen Storage DiseaseE. Miscellaneous Genetic Disorders53. Jack Rubenstein: Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome54. James Heubi and Annelie Carlsson: Celiac Disease55. Elisabeth Luder: Respiratory Disorders (Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiopulmonary Dysplasia)56. David Nelson and Mikiko Chihara Siomi: Fragile X Syndrome57. William Nyhan: Hyperuricemias (Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome)58. Shirley W. Ekvall and Colleen Morris: Williams Syndrome59. Florence Stevens and Shirley W. Ekvall: Wilson's Disease60. Howard Saal: Nutritional aspects of birth defects