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Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

ISBN-10: 0766809463

ISBN-13: 9780766809468

Edition: 5th 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Lynn R. Marotz, Marie Z. Cross, Jeanettia M. Rush

List price: $167.95
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"Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child, 5th Edition" is a must for all early childhood professionals, students, caregivers and parents. This comprehensive and time-tested guide provides a wealth of practical information and stresses the important role early childhood educators, caregivers and parents play in promoting good health for children. This 5th edition contains expanded information on nutrition and such subjects as SIDS, HIV/AIDS, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and otitis media. The material is presented in a clear, concise and thought-provoking manner and has been completely updated to reflect the latest developments and practices in the field.
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Book details

List price: $167.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/14/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Lynn R. Marotz (Ph.D., M.Ed., B.S.N.) served as the health and safety coordinator and associate director of the Edna A. Hill Child Development Center (University of Kansas) for 35 years. She has worked closely with students in the Early Childhood teacher education program and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science, including issues in parenting, health/safety/nutrition for the young child, administration, and foundations of early childhood education. She provides frequent in-service training in first aid, safety, child abuse, and identification of children's health problems for early childhood students and community educators. In addition to authoring invited chapters in many publications and law books, she is the co-author of DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES: PRE-BIRTH THROUGH ADOLESCENCE, MOTIVATIONAL LEADERSHIP IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, and BY THE AGES (all from Cengage Learning). Her research activities focus on childhood obesity and children's health, safety, and nutrition. She has presented extensively at international, national, and state conferences and held appointments on national, state, and local committees and initiatives that advocate on the behalf of children and families.

Marie Z. Cross is Associate Professor Emeritus of Human Development and Family Life at the University of Kansas. She has received the Chancellors Club Teaching Award and the Mortar Board Outstanding Teacher Award.

Jeanettia M. Rush, R.D., L.D., received her M.A. in human development from the University of Kansas. A graduate of the dietetics and institutional management program at Kansas State University and the Dietetics Internship program of the University of California, she has worked as a hospital dietitian for 16 years and as a nutrition consultant for Meals on Wheels and Educare Laboratory Child Care Center. Other experience includes nutritionist with Johnson County, Kansas Health Department Prenatal/WIC Programs. She is currently employed as a clinical dietitian serving rehabilitation, critical care, and neurology units. Other duties include serving as adjunct faculty for the AP-4 dietetics internship program.

Preface
Health, Safety, and Nutrition: An Introduction
Interrelationship of Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Health of the Young Child: Maximizing the Child's Potential
Promoting Good Health
Health Appraisals
Health Assessment Tools
Conditions Affecting Children's Health
The Infectious Process and Effective Control
Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management
Safety for the Young Child
Creating Quality Environments
Safety Management
Management of Accidents and Injuries
Child Abuse and Neglect
Educational Experiences for Young Children
Foods and Nutrients: Basic Concepts
Nutritional Guidelines
Nutrients That Provide Energy (Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins)
Nutrients That Promote Growth of Body Tissues (Proteins, Minerals, and Water)
Nutrients That Regulate Body Functions (Proteins, Minerals, Water, and Vitamins)
Nutrition and the Young Child
Infant Feeding
Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child
Planning and Serving Nutritious and Economical Meals
Food Safety
Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities
Appendices
Nutrition Analysis of Various Fast Foods
Growth Charts for Boys and Girls
Sources of Free and Inexpensive Materials Related to Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Federal Food Programs
Glossary
Index