Revised June 2011
American College of Emergency Physicians Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Madeline Matar Joseph, MD, FACEP
University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL
A first time mother asks you about the correct age for introducing solids in her healthy infant's diet. What would you tell her?
The recommended age to introduce low-fat milk into children's diet with no risk factors for obesity is the following:
All of the following are appropriate anticipatory guidance items for a parent of a 3- year- old EXCEPT:
At what age the introduction of fresh cow's milk is recommended?
A three day-old term infant borne at home, breast- fed exclusively, presented to the ED with lethargy, bulging fontanel, and bright red blood from rectum. What is the most likely etiology of his disease?
What is the appropriate 24 hour fluid maintenance for a 16-month-old infant with a body weight of 12 kg?
In which of the following conditions should a special formula be considered?
Which of the following special infant formulas has the highest content of medium chain triglycerides (MCT)?
9. Which of the following can the parents use to assess the adequacy of the infants' nutrition?
a. Adequate weight gainb.
b.Good urine output
c. Calorie count
d. All the above
10. Which of the following food would you recommend to introduce to a 2-month-old infant with gastro-esophageal reflux who was on thickened formula with rice cereal but now is suffering from constipation?
b. Prune juice
c. Oatmeal cereal
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