Nutrition in Pediatric Pulmonary Disease is a much needed resource for practitioners that provides a basic understanding of nutrition and nutritional supplements; their impact on physiologic function and how this can be applied for general health maintenance as well as a supplemental treatment for pulmonary diseases. This book provides information on (1) basics of nutrition, supplements and herbs and how they influence physiology (2) their application and potential use for various pulmonary diseases along with evidence regarding efficacy and safety. Also examined are (3) how diet, dietary supplements and herbs are integrated together for treatment and prevention of pulmonary disease. Finally (4) several health promoting diets and their potential benefits to patients with pulmonary diseases will be discussed. Nutrition in Pediatric Pulmonary Disease is an excellent new resource for practicing physicians who are interested in incorporating more nutritional approaches to treating their patients.
From the reviews:
"This book focuses solely on the relationship between nutrition and children's pulmonary issues. ... The intended audience is anyone wishing to learn more about the relationship of nutrition to pulmonary diseases. It would be most appropriate for specialists who work with children who have pulmonary disease. ... the book does present the most up-to-date information in this area. This could be a valuable resource for healthcare professionals working with a pediatric population with pulmonary disease as well as for those interested in learning more." (Amy Hess-Fischl, Doody's Book Reviews, February, 2014)
Editor Robert Dumont
Editor Youngran Chung
Release Date 15.11.2013
Product type Book
Dimension 9.25 x 6.54 x 6.10 inches
Product Weight 151.43 ounces
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