Clinical Paediatric Dietetics (3rd edition)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 23 May 2008



Shaw, V. and Lawson, M. (2008), "Clinical Paediatric Dietetics (3rd edition)", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 38 No. 3, pp. 296-297.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2008, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

This is an essential book for the library at colleges and universities as well as any dietetic department. It is also of help to those undertaking paediatric research or dealing with products for infants and children. It consists of four parts. All sections have been written by experts in the field.

Part 1 – Principles of paediatric dietetics

Which covers:

  • nutritional assessment and

  • dietary requirements and food supplements.

Part 2 – Nutrition support and intensive care

Which includes:

  • enteral and parenteral nutrition and

  • nutrition in critically ill children.

Part 3 – Clinical dietetics

Which includes:

  • gastroenterology;

  • the liver and pancreas;

  • Diabetes mellitus;

  • Cystic Fibrosis;

  • the kidney;

  • the cardiothoracic system;

  • food hypersensitivity;

  • HIV and AIDS;

  • disorders of amino acid metabolism;

  • phenylketonuria;

  • lipid disorders;

  • childhood cancers; and

  • eating disorders.

Part 4 – Community nutrition

Which includes:

  • healthy eating;

  • children from ethnic groups following cultural diets;

  • obesity; and

  • prevention of food allergy.

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