Samour & King’s Pediatric Nutrition in Clinical Care
New editors! Widely trusted resource for twenty years! Updates in all major areas of pediatric nutrition, including physical assessment, MNT interventions, burns, weight, injuries, cancers, inborn errors of metabolism, nutrition support, and genetic disorders. Added focus on AND’s Nutrition Care Process, case studies, and integrative therapies. This book is often used as a resource for specialty exam reviews for RDNs and MDs.
Level 2 & 3 CPE
Suggested Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 6.2.5, 8.1.5, 8.3.6, 10.2.4
CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests
Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:
1. List four assessments extremely important in the pediatric population and explain what the importance of each one.
2. Describe three contributing factors to undernutrition and two tests to establish the diagnosis.
3. Identify five health benefits to a mother and infant of breastfeeding.
4. Compare three differences between nutrition for the premature infant and the full- term infant of the same age.
5. Identify two major differences between nutrition support for the pediatric population and the adult population.
6. Describe the infant’s and child’s normal microbiome and gut function, and how it is affected by diarrhea, gastroesophageal reflux, and Crohn’s Disease.
7. Explain how the nutrition therapy must differ for pediatric burn patients.
8. Name four ways to help a child maintain healthy body weight.
9. Describe three causes and risk of eating disorders.
10. Explain the physiology of pediatric asthma and two therapies to help control it.
11. List three nutrients that may be low when a high percentage of lower income children.
Why we chose this book
We have carried this book as a course since the first edition. It is a top resource on this subject. The editors and contributing authors are experts in their areas of practice. This book covers evidence-based research and practical advice. It is readable, and yet detailed in the physiology of disease processes and interventions.
About the author
Susan Konek, MA, RDN, CSP, LD, FAND, is a Clinical Nutrition Management consultant with Pediatric Nutrition Partners, LLC in Dayton, Ohio. Patricia Becker, MS, RDN, CSP, CNSC is a Pediatric Nutrition Specialist and owner of KidsRD.com and PediatricMalnutrition.com. She works at Dayton Childrens Hospital Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio.