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Gastroenterology and nutrition : neonatology questions and controversies / [edited by] Josef Neu.

Neu, Josef. (Editor).
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Subject: Pediatric gastroenterology.
Newborn infants > Diseases.
Child.
Humans.
Infant, Newborn.
Gastrointestinal Diseases.
Infant, Newborn, Diseases.
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Infant, Newborn.
Gastrointestinal Diseases.
Infant, Newborn, Diseases.
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Infant, Newborn.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic book.

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  • ISBN: 9781455733699
  • ISBN: 1455733695
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 361 pages) : illustrations.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Saunders, ©2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Overview of digestion and absorption / Josef Neu -- Maturation of motor function in the preterm infant and gastroesophageal reflux / Anna Marla Hibbs -- Development of gastrointestinal motility reflexes / Sudarshan Rao Jadcherla -- Development of the intestinal mucosal barrier / Allan Walker and Camilia Martin -- The developing intestinal microbiome and its relationship to health and disease / Josef Neu -- The developing intestine as an immune organ / Patricia Lin -- The developing gastrointestinal tract in relation to autoimmune disease, allergy, and atopy / Outi Vaarala -- What are the controversies for basic intestinal development and where will the field be moving in the future? / Josef Neu -- Nutritional requirements of the very-low-birthweight infant / Patti Thureen and William Hay Jr. -- Controversies in neonatal nutrition : macronutrients and micronutrients / Frank R. Greer -- Regulation of protein synthesis and proteolysis in the neonate by feeding / Tracy Gautsch Anthony and Susan Hazels Mitmesser -- Lipids for neonates / Sheila M. Innis -- Human milk feeding of the high-risk neonate / Christina Valentine -- Nutritional requirements for the neonate : what are the controversies and where will the field be moving in the future? / Josef Neu -- Necrotizing enterocolitis / Josef Neu -- Special nutrition of the surgical neonate / Tom Jaksic -- Controversies in short bowel syndrome / Marc Rhoads -- Neonatal cholestasis / Joel Andres -- The neonatal gastrointestinal tract as a conduit to systemic inflammation and developmental delays / Josef Neu and James Wynn -- Adult consequences of neonatal and fetal nutrition : mechanisms / Robert Lane -- Technologies for the evaluation of enteral feeding readiness in premature infants / Josef Neu -- What are the controversies for these clinical conditions and where will the field be moving in the future? / Josef Neu.
Summary: Gastroenterology and Nutrition, a volume in Dr. Polin's Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series, offers expert authority on the toughest neonatal gastroenterologic and nutritional challenges you face in your practice. This medical reference book will help you provide better evidence-based care and improve patient outcomes with research on the latest advances. Reconsider how you handle difficult practice issues with coverage that addresses these topics head on and offers opinions from the leading experts in the field, supported by evidence whenever possible. Find information quickly and easily with a consistent chapter organization. Get the most authoritative advice available from world-class neonatologists who have the inside track on new trends and developments in neonatal care. Purchase each volume individually, or get the entire 6-volume set, which includes online access that allows you to search across all titles!
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