The Pediatric Nutrition Support Handbook is a quick-reference resource on how to safely, effectively, and confidently care for pediatric patients receiving parenteral and enteral nutrition. The handbook's best practices format, multidisciplinary perspective, and training expertise offers something for everyone from novice to the advanced practitioner. This handbook is a companion to the popular A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Nutrition Support Core Curriculum.
This book is an essential resource for all professionals involved in nutrition support for the adult patient. It provides in-depth knowledge of the core science & core practical (how to) nutrition support principles for the adult patient, in alignment with the contemporary format of problem-based learning. To effectively engage the reader in this type of active learning, each chapter provides evidence-based, didactic background information that is supported by practical clinical scenarios.
Ideal for dietitians, nurses, pharmacists and medical and surgical caregivers, this book focuses on the pediatric patient and the importance of nutrition to the growth and development of children. The curriculum covers introductory information about the mechanics of nutrition intake and changes that occur with development; age-specific nutrition from fetal development through childhood/adolescence; various disease states and related nutrition issues and more.
This handbook contains research-based techniques and practical tools that boost quality of care for patients receiving parenteral nutrition. The Handbook includes step-by-step examples on how to: calculate PN formulas for adults and pediatric patients; create PN labels; care for PN venous access devices; choose medications that are compatible with PN formulations; monitor and manage short- and long-term PN complications.
A comprehensive resource on how to safely, effectively and confidently care for patients receiving enteral nutrition, the Handbook content covers nutrition assessment; an overview of EN; EN nutrition formulas; EN access devices; how to write EN orders; administration and monitoring of EN; complications of EN; medication delivery & drug-nutrient interactions and home EN issues.
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