Nutrition

Custodian: Dr. Jessica Monteiro, Dr. Theresa Wu
Reviewer:

ROYAL COLLEGE OBJECTIVES: NUTRITION
  1. Recommended nutritional requirements for the infant, child, and adolescent
  2. Nutritional assessment, including effect of disease states on nutritional requirements
  3. Breast feeding
  4. Parenteral and enteral nutrition for all age groups, including formula options
  5. Health implications of restricted diets, fad diets, and diets determined by custom or socioeconomic situation
  6. Conditions
    • Failure to thrive
    • Nutritional deficiencies and excesses
    • Obesity and the metabolic syndrome
USEFUL WEBSITES
  1. Canadian Pediatric Society: https://www.cps.ca/en/documents/authors-auteurs/nutrition-and-gastroenterology-committee. Position statments and practice points from Nutrition and gastroenterology committee
PRACTICE QUESTIONS
  1. Cards: On-line cases that aid in development of clinical reasoning
LECTURES AND REVIEW ARTICLES

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Last updated 22 October 2021.