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Pocket Guide to Children with Special Health Care and Nutritional Needs, 2nd Ed.

Pocket Guide to Children with Special Health Care and Nutritional Needs, 2nd Ed.

Behavioral Health Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group

This pocket guide is an essential tool for any registered dietitian nutritionist working with children with special health care needs.

Member Price $29.99

Nonmember Price $38.99


Editors: Kelly Green Corkins, MS, RD-AP, CSP, LDN, FAND, and Wendy Wittenbrook, MA, RD, CSP, LD

This fully updated second edition addresses the nutrition care of children with special health care needs, including Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, Prader-Willi syndrome, seizure disorders, and more. Highlights include:

  • Guidelines for assessing growth
  • Recommendations for nutrition screening, assessment, and intervention
  • Practical advice for addressing feeding and eating issues, managing enteral nutrition, and working with community services and programs
  • Updated information on pediatric nutrition assessment and malnutrition indicators
  • New chapters covering the nutrition focused physical exam and transitioning special health care needs of children to adult care
  • Case studies throughout to illustrate application of the Nutrition Care Process and strategies for providing nutrition care

CPEU: 5.0 (valid until 12/14/2023)

Sample pages include the Table of Contents, Introduction, sample chapter pages, sample resource pages, Glossary and Index.

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Release Date: April 12, 2021

360 pages

SKU 346021

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