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

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 3rd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Ekvall, Shirley W.; Ekvall, Valli K.

Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

ISBN: 978-0-19-939891-1

Doody Core Title:

  • Score: 2.33 (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


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Ekvall, Shirley W.; Ekvall, Valli K.
ISBN: 978-0-19-939891-1
Language: English
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Pages: 582
Year: 2017
Doody Core Title:
  • 2.33 (Clinical Genetics)

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