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Slovenska pediatrija 2019; 26: 61-65


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NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT OF THE ACUTELY ILL CHILD

A. Mezek
Služba za dietoterapijo in bolniško prehrano, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana

A. Širca Čampa
Klinični oddelek za endokrinologijo, presnovne bolezni in diabetes, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Abstract

This article describes the recommendations for dietary treatment for infants, children and adolescents in hospitals. We emphasize the team approach, that is, a multidisciplinary approach to nutritional treatment and the importance of early detection of paediatric patients with nutritional risk. We present methods of assessing the nutritional status of a paediatric patient.

Key words: nutritional treatment of children, teamwork, nutritional care, growth curves


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