Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant

Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant

A practical handbook for healthcare professionals that covers all aspects of pre-term nutrition, using evidence-based information to promote safe and effective practice. Readers will discover problem-solving strategies, interventions, and information

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A practical handbook for healthcare professionals that covers all aspects of pre-term nutrition, using evidence-based information to promote safe and effective practice. Readers will discover problem-solving strategies, interventions, and information on meeting the nutritional requirements of pre-term infants.

Audience
Midwives; paediatric dieticians; neonatal nurses; paediatricians and neonatologists; health visitors; primary care physicians

Contents
Chapter 1. Benefits of Human Milk for the Preterm Baby Chapter 2. Nutritional Requirements Chapter 3. Ensuring Nutritional Adequacy of Human Milk Fed Preterm Babies Chapter 4. Mammary Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 5. Milk Expression Chapter 6. Milk Banking Chapter 7. Enteral Feeding Chapter 8. Monitoring Growth and Outcome Chapter 9. Feeding Development Chapter 10. Transition from Tube to Breast Chapter 11. Feeding Problems Chapter 12. Benchmarking, Standards, Audit and Education Glossary Resources Index

Key Features:
Easily accessible information on all aspects of pre-term and neonatal nutrition
Includes the latest research-based information on mammary physiology and the dynamics of milk expression
Discusses the nutritional requirements of the pre-term breastfed infant - and how to succeed in meeting these needs
Provides effective interventions to prevent pre-term breastfeeding failures
Problem-solving strategies ensure a smooth transition from nasogastric to breastfeeding

ISBN: 0-443-07378-3
Edited by: Elizabeth Jones & Caroline King
Copyright: 2006
Paperback
213 Pages

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Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant

Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant

A practical handbook for healthcare professionals that covers all aspects of pre-term nutrition, using evidence-based information to promote safe and effective practice. Readers will discover problem-solving strategies, interventions, and information

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