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Nutritional strategies for the very low birthweight infant
David H. Adamkin

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Nutritional strategies for the very low birthweight infant
David H. Adamkin.

Published 2009 by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"The goal of nutritional management in VLBW and ELBW infants is the achievement of postnatal growth at a rate that approximates the intrauterine growth of a normal fetus at the same postconceptional age. In reality, however, growth lags considerably after birth; although non-nutritional factors are involved, nutrient deficiencies are critical in explaining delayed growth. This practical clinically-oriented pocketbook reviews and summarises all available clinical evidence. It enables the reader to implement parenteral or enteral feeding plans, with the goals of reducing postnatal weight loss, earlier return to birthweight, and improved catch-up growth. Both nutrient balance and growth and the impact on neurodevelopment and health outcomes are evaluated. With many tables and algorithms to summarise key data and management strategies, Nutritional Strategies for the Very Low Birthweight Infant is an invaluable guide for all healthcare professionals caring for premature babies"--Provided by publisher.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
618.92/011
Library of Congress
RJ281 .A335 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23575455M
Internet Archive
nutritionalstrat00mdda
ISBN 13
9780521732468
LC Control Number
2009024647

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