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Samour & King's Pediatric Nutrition in Clinical Care, Fifth Edition

Author(s): Susan H Konek, MA, LD, Clinical Manager, Nutrition Therapy, Cincinnati, Ohio
Patricia J Becker, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC
  • ISBN-13: 9781284146394
  • Paperback    700 pages      © 2020
  • Will Publish: 2/8/2019
Price: $109.95 US List
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Samour & King’s Pediatric Nutrition in Clinical Care, Fifth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the nutritional aspects of pediatric clinical care from neonate through adolescent, and all pediatric disorders impacting nutrition. A widely trusted resource for more than twenty years, this text combines coverage of nutrition assessment and care with detailed coverage of normal growth, relevant disease states, and medical nutrition therapy. In addition to important updates in all major areas of pediatric nutrition, the Fifth Edition has been expanded to included evolving areas in pediatric nutrition including, malnutrition related to undernutrition, nutrition focused physical exam, integrative medicine and more.  When utilizing the text, students and practitioners alike will be able to discuss the nutrition guidelines associated with normal growth and development, and will be better able to determine medical nutrition therapy interventions for children with diseases, injuries, genetic disorders and weight issues.

Features & Benefits

  • Students and instructors will benefit from clear learning objectives, critical thinking questions, and case studies which provide examples of how practitioners use nutrition to identify, diagnose and treat pediatric conditions through nutrition.
  • With a focus on Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process (NCP) the text provides examples of actual nutrition management as seen in clinical nutrition practice.
  • Comprehensive treatment of all pediatric topics makes this text the perfect review resource when studying for specialty exams for registered dieticians/nutritionists, physicians including gastroenterologists, pediatricians, and fellows, as well as others practicing on pediatric nutrition related teams.
  • Modern, comprehensive coverage of pediatric nutrition topics that require special management of nutrition including: obesity/weight management, eating and feeding disorders, sports nutrition, food sensitivities and intolerance and genetic screening.
  • A new chapter, Integrative Medicine and Nutrition, reflects on the growing interest in alternative medicine and nutrition to treat pediatric conditions through nutrition.
  • Instructor resources include a Test Bank and slides in PowerPoint format.

Applicable Courses

Written for graduate-level programs in Dietetics and Nutrition.

This book can also be used by dietetic practitioners studying for their Pediatric Specialty exams, registered dietitians, dietetic technicians, nutritionists, pediatricians, and nurses.

Section  I  Assessment of Nutritional Status
  Chapter  1  Nutritional Assessment
  Chapter  2  Growth and Maturation
  Chapter  3  Nutrition-Focused Physical Examination
  Chapter  4  Malnutrition Related to Undernutrition
Section  II  Perinatal Nutrition
  Chapter  5  Nutritional Implications of the Developing Fetus
  Chapter  6  Human Milk
Section  III  Nutrition Throughout Childhood
  Chapter  7  Neonatal Nutrition
  Chapter  8  Infant Nutrition
  Chapter  9  Normal Nutrition Through Childhood and Adolescence
Section  IV  Nutrition Support
  Chapter  10  Enteral Nutrition
  Chapter  11  Parenteral Nutrition
Section  V  Pediatric Medical Nutrition Therapy
  Chapter  12  Gastrointestinal Disorders
  Chapter  13  Critical Care
  Chapter  14  Cardiology
  Chapter  15  Pulmonary Diseases
  Chapter  16  Hematology and Oncology
  Chapter  17  Pediatric Surgical Nutrition
  Chapter  18  Chronic Kidney Disease
  Chapter  19  Nutrition for Burned Pediatric Patients
  Chapter  20  Diabetes
Section  VI  Special Considerations
  Chapter  21  Obesity and Weight Management
  Chapter  22  Eating and Feeding Disorders
  Chapter  23  Pediatric Sports Nutrition
  Chapter  24  Children with Special Needs
  Chapter  25  Food Allergy
  Chapter  26  Nutrition Management in Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Section  VII  Outcomes
  Chapter  27  Measuring Outcomes
  Chapter  28  Integrative Medicine and Nutrition

Susan H Konek, MA, LD-Clinical Manager, Nutrition Therapy, Cincinnati, Ohio

Susan Konek –
Susan Konek has worked in Pediatric Nutrition for the past 30 years, with clinical experiences in Nutrition Support, Cystic Fibrosis and Critical Care nutrition. She is a board-certified specialist in pediatric nutrition. Clinical Nutrition Management has also been a primary focus for much of this time, with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as Clinical Manager and Director of Clinical Nutrition responsibilities prior to retirement from full time work in 2015. Support of clinical nutrition departments through consultation and project specific employment has extended Susan’s experience. She has been active in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a leader at the state, dietetic practice group and Academy level, providing networking opportunities throughout the pediatric nutrition community.  Contributions to publications as an author, reviewer and editor have allowed Susan to develop a love for pediatric nutrition literature and experience to support this at a high level.

Patricia J Becker, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC

Patricia Becker
Patricia Becker is a board-certified specialist in pediatric nutrition and nutrition support. She has had a wide range of experience as a dietitian. For the past twenty years Pat has worked as a pediatric dietitian taking care of children from conception to adulthood, specializing in pediatric undernutrition.

Her work in the area of pediatric malnutrition has included serving as Chair of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library Pediatric Nutrition Screening Project, Chair of the Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group DPG, author of the Pediatric Malnutrition Section of the Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual, member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/ASPEN Pediatric Malnutrition Work group and Lead author of the Consensus statement for ASPEN / AND pediatric malnutrition. Author of Identifying Malnutrition in Preterm and Neonatal Populations: Recommended Indicators, PNPG Malnutrition Committee Chair, ASPEN Malnutrition Committee member, and ASPEN malnutrition “state of the science” paper author group and as Author and presenter on pediatric malnutrition and nutrition focused physical exam. 

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