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Feeding sick people, especially children

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Second edition

Published in print January 1993 | ISBN: 9780192622334
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723643 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0013
Feeding sick people, especially children

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This chapter focuses on the feeding of sick children. Topics discussed include the reasons why a sick child may not eat enough, what families need to know about feeding sick children, feeding children with diarrhoea and vomiting, and feeding a child who is recovering from illness.

Keywords: sick children; feeding; nutrition; food; diarrhoea and vomiting

Chapter.  4795 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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