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The A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Core Curriculum 2nd Ed Downloadable Content: Chapter 31, Surgery

Chapter 31: Surgery

Arlet G. Kurkchubasche, MD

Contributors and Peer Reviewers
Foreword and Preface


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General Nutrition Considerations in Pediatric Surgery
General Nutrition Considerations in Neonatal Surgery
Surgical Considerations for Nutrition Support in Infants
With Specific Congenital Disorders
Proximal Intestinal Obstruction
Distal Intestinal Obstruction
Abdominal Wall and Diaphragm
Hepatobiliary Disorders
Other (Non-GI) Malformations
Thoracic Disorders
Neurologic, Neurosurgical, and Orthopedic Disorders
Neonatal Airway Disorders
Nutrition Support in Infants With Acute GI-Related
Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Isolated Intestinal Perforation
Intestinal Malrotation and Midgut Volvulus
Pyloric Stenosis
Nutrition Support in Children and Adolescents
Requiring Surgery
General Principles
Feeding Access in Pediatrics
Insertion of Gastrostomy Tube


Learning Objectives

1. Identify factors that impact nutrition requirements associated with acute metabolic changes in the neonatal and pediatric surgical patient.

2. Identify methods for optimizing nutrition support throughout the perioperative period by using clinical assessment, laboratory analysis, and bedside calorimetry.

3. Provide a basis for determining when to initiate and progress enteral feeding in a core group of neonatal surgical conditions.

4. Delineate strategies to limit the progression of cholestatic jaundice in the postoperative infant with intestinal dysfunction.


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