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Malnutrition caused by deficiencies of vitamins and minerals - also called hidden hunger - impairs both the intellectual and physical development of a child. Due to the absence of clinical symptoms and assessments, no intervention can be staged. The tragedy is that this, in turn, decreases the child’s chance to escape from poverty. This book looks at malnutrition in high-income countries, the nutrition transition and nutritional deficiencies in... more...

This volume provides an overview of the most important current controversies in the field of pediatric intensive care. Organized into sections based on organ systems, the text focuses on controversies surrounding disease processes of the cardiac, respiratory, gastrointestinal, hematologic / immunologic, endocrine, and neurologic systems. Each chapter reviews the pros and cons of specific management approaches through case studies and... more...

The remarkable increase in the prevalence of obesity among children and youth in the United States over a relatively short timespan represents one of the defining public health challenges of the 21st century. The country is beginning to recognize childhood obesity as a major public health epidemic that will incur substantial costs to the nation. However, the current level of investment by the public and private sectors still does not match the extent... more...

This superbly illustrated clinical atlas with concise text follows the American diagnosis classification DSM-V and current evidence-based guidelines. It allows rapid recognition of masked emotional disorders and thus early and efficient targeted treatment.

This atlas provides trainees and practicing physicians a visual toolkit to help recognize and manage this difficult condition appropriately.  This text highlights the clinical variability of GVHD, and arms readers with the diagnostic clues to categorize patients according to the current grading/staging guidelines.  Furthermore, this atlas offers evidence-based diagnostic and treatment algorithms for physicians to use while at... more...


Nutrition is not only a basic need that all humans have to sustain life, but it is also critical to successful early development. This research compendium lends deeper insights into the links between nutrition and healthy brain function—and from the reverse perspective, between nutrition and neurocognitive disorders. This well-organized and accessible compendium offers a vital research context for policymakers, educators, medical... more...

Psychosomatic medicine was recently recognized as a subspecialty by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, prompting creation of the first comprehensive edited volume on pediatric psychosomatic medicine by leading U.S. and international practitioners. Textbook of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine is a scholarly, authoritative, evidence-based review of the field designed to meet the needs of a wide range of professionals, including... more...

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Understand the unique nutritional needs of infants and children in the pediatric critical care unit Written with the goal of shortening recovery time and improving overall clinical outcomes, Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition is the first text to... more...

This book is written to assist those who have responsibility forthe nutritional and gastrointestinal care of children withneurodisability. The emphasis throughout is on the importance ofmultidisciplinary care. It is concerned with the problemssurrounding the nutritional management of children withneurological impairment who have difficulty swallowing and feeding.Written from a multidisciplinary perspective by a group of authorswith considerable... more...

Significantly revised and updated by the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition with contributions from more than 100 authors, the new seventh edition provides practicing clinicians with evidence-based guidance on the full spectrum of childhood nutrition issues. The new seventh edition provides the latest information about nutrient metabolism and nutrition to support the normal development and health of infants and... more...