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Textbook of Pediatric Nutrition

Textbook of Pediatric Nutrition This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This textbook appears in its second edition 11 years after the first. The number of pages has decreased, but the page size has increased so that, overall, there is about a 16% increase in text. There are 62 authors for some 45 chapters and two appendixes, similar to the first edition, but surprisingly, only about 20% of the original authors are represented this time. Some of the chapters are excellent. A few are rather weak and even confusing. As might be expected, there is some redundancy in content and sharp differences in style among chapters. For example, in one chapter, there are 14 references and another chapter, shorter in text, has 251. In another chapter, one author correctly relates water and electrolyte requirements to energy expended; however, some data are incorrectly given as milliliters per kilogram per day. I have one significant complaint. In the past, a textbook on nutrition http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

Textbook of Pediatric Nutrition

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This textbook appears in its second edition 11 years after the first. The number of pages has decreased, but the page size has increased so that, overall, there is about a 16% increase in text. There are 62 authors for some 45 chapters and two appendixes, similar to the first edition, but surprisingly, only about 20% of the original authors are...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1993 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0002-922X
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1993.02160310100032
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This textbook appears in its second edition 11 years after the first. The number of pages has decreased, but the page size has increased so that, overall, there is about a 16% increase in text. There are 62 authors for some 45 chapters and two appendixes, similar to the first edition, but surprisingly, only about 20% of the original authors are represented this time. Some of the chapters are excellent. A few are rather weak and even confusing. As might be expected, there is some redundancy in content and sharp differences in style among chapters. For example, in one chapter, there are 14 references and another chapter, shorter in text, has 251. In another chapter, one author correctly relates water and electrolyte requirements to energy expended; however, some data are incorrectly given as milliliters per kilogram per day. I have one significant complaint. In the past, a textbook on nutrition

Journal

American Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 1993

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