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Title Probiotics in pediatric medicine / edited by Sonia Michail and Philip M. Sherman
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana ; London : Springer [distributor], 2008
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Description 1 online resource
Series Nutrition and health
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
Contents Basics of GI Physiology and Mucosal Immunology; What Pediatricians Need to Know about the Analysis of the Gut Microbiota; Role of Microflora in Disease; Probiotics 101; Mechanisms of Probiotic Regulation of Host Homeostasis; Safety Issues of Probiotic Ingestion; Neonatal and Infant Microflora; Probiotics in Infant Dietetics; Necrotizing Enterocolitis: The Role of Probiotics in Prevention; Irritable Bowel Syndrome; The Role of Probiotics in the Treatment and Prevention of Infectious Diarrhea in Children; Probiotics in Crohn's Disease; Probiotics in Ulcerative Colitis; Pouchitis
Summary Offers clinicians a tool to understand the evidence for the role of probiotics in various pediatric disorders related to the gastrointestinal as well as the extra-intestinal tract. This book provides evidence-based up-to-date information from world experts in their fields to help clinicians make decisions regarding the use of probiotics
Notes Print version record
Subject Gastrointestinal system -- Microbiology.
Pediatric gastroenterology.
Probiotics -- Therapeutic use.
Form Electronic book
Author Michail, Sonia.
Sherman, Philip M. (Philip Martin), 1930-
ISBN 1603272895