Gastroenterology and Nutrition, a volume in Dr. Polin's Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series, offers expert authority on the toughest neonatal gastroenterologic and nutritional challenges you face in your practice. This medical reference book will help you provide better evidence-based care and improve patient outcomes with research on the latest advances.
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SECTION A: Basic Science of the Intestinal Tract CHAPTER 1 Overview of Digestion and Absorption CHAPTER 2 Maturation of Motor Function in the Preterm Infant and Gastroesophageal Reflux CHAPTER 3 Development of Gastrointestinal Motility Reflexes CHAPTER 4 Development of the Intestinal Mucosal Barrier CHAPTER 5 The Developing Intestinal Microbiome and Its Relationship to Health and Disease CHAPTER 6 The Developing Intestine as an Immune Organ CHAPTER 7 The Developing Gastrointestinal Tract in Relation to Autoimmune Disease, Allergy, and Atopy CHAPTER 8 What Are the Controversies for Basic Intestinal Development and Where Will the Field Be Moving in the Future?
SECTION B: Nutritional Requirements and Strategies CHAPTER 9 Nutritional Requirements of the Very-Low-Birthweight Infant CHAPTER 10 Controversies in Neonatal Nutrition: Macronutrients and Micronutrients CHAPTER 11 Regulation of Protein Synthesis and Proteolysis in the Neonate by Feeding CHAPTER 12 Lipids for Neonates CHAPTER 13 Human Milk Feeding of the High-Risk Neonate CHAPTER 14 Nutritional Requirements for the Neonate: What Are the Controversies and Where Will the Field Be Moving in the Future?
SECTION C: Clinical Conditions CHAPTER 15 Necrotizing Enterocolitis CHAPTER 16 Special Nutrition of the Surgical Neonate CHAPTER 17 Controversies in Short Bowel Syndrome CHAPTER 18 Neonatal Cholestasis CHAPTER 19 The Neonatal Gastrointestinal Tract as a Conduit to Systemic Inflammation and Developmental Delays CHAPTER 20 Adult Consequences of Neonatal and Fetal Nutrition: Mechanisms CHAPTER 21 Technologies for the Evaluation of Enteral Feeding Readiness in Premature Infants CHAPTER 22 What Are the Controversies for These Clinical Conditions and Where Will the Field Be Moving in the Future?
By Josef Neu, MD, Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, H. Hillis Miller Health Center, University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL