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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic DisordersPrevention, Assessment, and Treatment$
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Shirley W. Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199398911

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.001.0001

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

Chapter:
9 Cerebral Palsy
Source:
Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders
Author(s):

Robin C. Meyers

Steven J. Bachrach

Virginia A. Stallings

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0009

This chapter discusses cerebral palsy, its types, symptoms and presentation, nutritional assessment, and dietary management. The nutritional evaluation includes anthropometric measurements of weight, stature, and triceps skinfold; growth charts; energy requirements; vitamin and mineral status; and feeding difficulties. Dietary management includes management of common nutritional problems in CP, enteral feeding regimens, and home-prepared tube feedings.

Keywords:   cerebral palsy, nutritional assessment, dietary management, enteral feeding regimen, tube feeding

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