Assuring Pediatric Nutrition in the Hospital & Community


General Pediatric Nutrition

Feeding Development and Behavior

Special Health Care Needs and Specific Conditions

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Other Resources for Health Care Professionals

Resources related to pediatric nutrition are included in this section. They are primarily intended for use by health care professionals, but some include lists of resources for families.

Journal Articles
References and Clinical Practice Guidelines

Journal Articles

web-based materialPubMed. PubMed is a service of the US National Library of Medicine that includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources. 

web-based materialFree peer-reviewed articles. The following websites include links to free, peer-reviewed journals and articles.

web-based materialFree abstracts. Free abstracts are available from the following websites.


References and Clinical Practice Guidelines

web-based materialUSDA Food and Nutrition Information Center. A database of nutrition software and training and educational materials.

web-based materialNational Guideline Clearinghouse. The National Guideline Clearinghouse provides evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. It is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the US Department of Health and Human Services.

web-based materialUpToDate. UpToDate is an evidence based, peer reviewed information resource - available via the Web, desktop, and PDA. It includes reviews of clinical topics. It is fee-based. 

web-based materialMerck manuals. The Merck Manuals are online textbooks, based on the Merck Manual. Information about disorders, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment is included.

web-based materialThe following resources are primarily for patient-/family- centered, but are also good resources for professionals.


web-based material HRSA Information Center. The HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration) website includes ordering information for many resources related to maternal and child nutrition.



web-based materialAmerican Dietetic Association (ADA). The largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the nation, the ADA's mission is to "serve the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health, and well-being." The ADA's website includes professional information for nutritionists, as well as referral and educational information for other health care professionals and the public. Links to state dietetic associations are also provided.

web-based materialWashington State Dietetic Association (WSDA). All ADA members who reside in Washington State are members of WSDA. This website provides information to members about upcoming events, legislative news, and employment and educational opportunities.

web-based materialPediatric Nutrition Practice Group (PNPG).