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Nutrition and Neurodisability (Pre-order!)

Product Type: Print Edition (Complete Book)

ISBN: 9781911612254

Series: Practical Guides from Mac Keith Press

Edition: 1st

Publication date: January 2020

Page count: 224

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Due to be published January 2020 – for more information e-mail admin@mackeith.co.uk

This handbook provides easily accessible information on the aetiology, assessment and management of nutritional disorders in children with neurodisability. Succinct review of current evidence and guidelines is used to inform best practice.

  • Expert topic reviews providing evidence-based approaches to the assessment and management of nutrition and feeding difficulties in children with neurodisabilities
  • Practical clinical strategies accessible at point of care
  • Clinical vignettes illustrate key learning points
  • Concise summaries of key clinical guidelines

Readership

This book will be particularly useful for multidisciplinary professionals managing feeding, growth and nutrition in children with neurodisabilities, including paediatricians, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and dietitians. The handbook will also be of interest to general practitioners, dentists, medical students and allied health professional students.

A Practical Guide from Mac Keith Press

Peter B. Sullivan (Editor)

Peter Sullivan

Peter Sullivan trained in Universities in Manchester, Cambridge and London and has worked in India, The Gambia and Hong Kong. He was the first David Baum Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and also past-President of the Commonwealth Association of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. He is currently Associate Dean of the Medical Sciences Division of Oxford University with responsibility for postgraduate clinical medical training. His research interests focus on the gastrointestinal and feeding problems of children with neurodisability in which subject he is actively engaged in research and on which he has produced numerous scientific papers and textbooks.

Guro L. Andersen (Editor)

Guro Lillemoen Andersen established the Cerebral Palsy Register of Norway, which she currently leads, and the Nutritional team at the Habilitation Center at Vestfold Hospital Trust, where she is a senior consultant. Guro was also a Task Coordinator for Task 5.3 Growth and Nutrition Variations in general outcomes of health care for children with cerebral palsy across Europe: growth and nutrition; a study by the Surveillance of Cerebral Palsy in Europe.

Morag J. Andrew (Editor)

Morag Andrew trained in Paediatric Neurodisability in London (Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children) and Oxford, where she developed her interests in neurological feeding disorders and nutrition. She was awarded a DPhil (University of Oxford) for her work on nutritional intervention following perinatal brain injury and has published several original research papers from this work. She was one of the first British Academy of Childhood Disability-Castang fellows between 2017-2019. Her research interests include nutrition in neurodisability as well as neurodisability interventions more broadly.

  • Preface
  • Foreword, Torstein Vik
  • 1. The Normal Development of Oral Motor Function: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Morag J Andrew
  • 2. “When Things Go Wrong”: Causes and Assessment of Oral Sensorimotor Dysfunction
  • Diane Sellers
  • 3. Oral Health and Sialorrhea
  • Laurie Glader, Amy Hughes and Isabelle Chase
  • 4. Gastrointestinal Problems in Children with Neurodisability: Causes, Symptoms and Management
  • Ilse Broekaert
  • 5. Consequences of Nutritional Impairment
  • Jessie M Hulst
  • 6. Assessment of Nutritional State: Growth, Anthropometry and Body Composition
  • Jane Hardy and Hayley Kuter
  • 7. Assessment of Nutritional State: Dietetic; Energy and Macronutrients
  • Kristie L Bell and Jacqueline L Walker
  • 8. Assessment of Nutritional State: Micronutrient deficiencies and Bone Health
  • Heidi H Kecskemethy and Steven J Bachrach
  • 9. Feeding and Nutritional Management Strategies
  • Kristie L Bell, Katherine Benfer and Kelly Weir
  • 10. Enteral Tube feeding: Practical and Ethical Considerations
  • Peter B Sullivan
  • 11. Conclusion
  • Guro Lillemoen Andersen