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The Practitioner's Guide to Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam of Infants, Children, and Adolescents

An Illustrated Handbook

Christina DeTallo (editor) Cleveland Children's Clinic (author)

ISBN: 9781889622347

Publication Date: Mar 2019

Format: Spiral bound

Also available as: Spiral bound  

Fully illustrated, this handbook assists bedside clinicians in nutrition assessment, helping discern the presence and degree of malnutrition. Most healthcare disciplines perform a physical exam and a NFPE should be part of the nutrition clinician's skill set.
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Cleveland Children's Clinic developed this handbook for conducting a nutrition-focused physical exam (NFPE) of pediatric patients.

Fully illustrated, this handbook assists bedside clinicians in nutrition assessment, helping discern the presence and degree of malnutrition. Most healthcare disciplines perform a physical exam and a NFPE should be part of the nutrition clinician's skill set.

Techniques and tips that can be used in daily practice when examining patients, as well as charts and references, are provided.

Chapters include:

Overview of Physical Exam Techniques
Physical Exam of Subcutaneous Fat and Muscle
Assessment of Fluid Status
Assessment of Functional Status
Physical Exam of Hair, Eyes, Oral Cavity, Nails and Skin
Birth to 3 Years of Age
Ages 3 to < 11 Years
Ages 11 - 20 Years
Nutrition Issues in Specialty Populations (Critical Care, Obesity, Developmental Delay and Neurological Impairments)
Pages 70
Date Published 30 Mar 2019
Publisher American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)
Subject/s Paediatric medicine   Paediatric nursing   Gastroenterology   Nursing specialties   Dietetics & nutrition  

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