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Chapter 32: Assessment of Nutrition Status by Age and Determining Nutrient Needs
Timothy Sentongo, MD, ABPNS

Contributors and Peer Reviewers
Foreword and Preface


Chapter 32 Contents

Background

Domain A: Anthropometric Variables
                 
Newborns and Preterm Infants
                
Term Infants to Age 20 Years
                
Use of Z Scores vs Percentiles
                            
Weight 
                            
Length/Height
                            
Weight-for-Length and BMI
                             
Head Circumference
                             
Muac and Triceps Skinfold
                            
Growth Velocity Charts

Disease-Specific Growth Reference Charts
              
Cerebral Palsy
              
Genetic Disorders

Domain B: Dynamism of Growth  

Domain C: Duration of Nutrition Abnormalities
               
Abnormal Growth, Illness, or Injury
              
Puberty Status

Domain D: Determining Etiology and Pathogenesis of Nutrition Abnormalities

Domain E: Impact of Nutrition Abnormalities on the Patient’s Function and Development
                 
Nutrition Assessment

Determination of Nutrient Needs
                       
Protein and Energy Requirements of the Premature Infant 
                        
Calcium and Phosphorous Requirements
                        
Protein and Energy Requirements of Full-Term Infants and Children

Nutrition Requirements by Age Category
                      
Energy and Protein Requirements for Infants Age Birth to 6 Months
                      
Protein And Energy Requirements After Age > 6 Months

Estimating Energy Requirements During Illness
                      
Indirect Calorimetry
                     
Prediction Equations
                      
Refeeding Syndrome

Vitamin and Mineral Needs
                    
Calcium I
                      
Iron 
                     
Vitamin D
                    
Fluoride

Learning Objectives

1.     Identify the important components of pediatric nutrition assessment ranging from growth measurements to using reference data and standard deviation scores.

2.     Describe the domains of nutrition assessment in pediatrics.

3.     Recognize the potential nutrition deficiencies and excesses commonly found among the pediatric population.

4.     Understand how to determine nutrient requirements.

 

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