Chapter 30. Feeding Children with Neurodisabilities

  1. Vanessa Shaw and
  2. Margaret Lawson
  1. Sarah Almond,
  2. Liz Allott and
  3. Kate Hall

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch30

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Almond, S., Allott, L. and Hall, K. (2007) Feeding Children with Neurodisabilities, in Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition (eds V. Shaw and M. Lawson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch30

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134934

Online ISBN: 9780470692004

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Keywords:

  • neurodisabilities;
  • central nervous system;
  • down's syndrome;
  • tonsils;
  • hypotonia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • National Service Framework for Children and the social context

  • Medical conditions

  • Nutritional concerns

  • Feeding difficulties

  • Nutrition screening

  • Nutritional assessment

  • Nutritional requirements

  • Nutritional management

  • Nutritional monitoring

  • References

  • Useful addresses