Neonatal nutrition has a pivotal role in normal child development and is of even greater importance in the sick or premature neonate. This 2006 edition includes a comprehensive account of the basic science, metabolism and nutritional requirements of the neonate, and a greatly expanded number of chapters dealing in depth with clinical issues ranging from IUGR, intravenous feeding, nutritional therapies for inborn errors of metabolism, and care of the neonatal surgical patient. Evolving from these scientific and clinical aspects, the volume highlights the important long-term effects of fetal and neonatal growth on health in later life. In addition, there are very practical chapters on methods and techniques for assessing nutritional status, body composition, and evaluating metabolic function.Comprehensive presentation of key topics in neonatal nutritionEmphasis on biological basis as well as clinical practiceThe second edition has been expanded in scope with more chapters and international authors.
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Titolo: Neonatal Nutrition and Metabolism
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: II 2012
Finitura: Copertina flessibile