Nutrition in Pediatric Pulmonary Disease

Part of the series Nutrition and Health pp 55-80


Nutrition in Neonatal Pulmonary Disease

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This chapter provides an overview of the most common pulmonary conditions encountered in the newborn infant population for which there are nutritional implications, the goals of nutrition management, and evidence-based interventions to achieve these goals. The pulmonary diseases and conditions covered in this chapter include neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTNB), meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS), bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), and chylothorax.


Prematurity Later preterm infant Low birth weight Respiratory distress syndrome Transient tachypnea of the newborn Meconium aspiration syndrome Bronchopulmonary dysplasia Chylothorax