Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual 2014 Update Summary

The Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual (PNCM) is an Internet-based diet and professional practice manual for registered dietitians; dietetic technicians, registered; and allied health professionals. PNCM is purchased by annual subscription and gives you online access to evidence- and knowledge-based nutrition information that keeps you current and compliant.

The annual update to PNCM was published on May 19, 2014. A summary of the updates is given below.

  • New Lung Transplant section
  • New Intestine Transplant section
  • Updated Cardiac, Kidney, and Liver Transplant sections with new food safety overview for all solid organ transplants
  • Extensive revision of Cleft Lip and Palate section that now includes:
    • Feeding Evaluation section with general information on feeding, breastfeeding, and maxillary plates
    • Tube Feeding section
    • Surgery, Dental Health, Education, Discharge Planning, and Follow-Up sections
  • Updated Full-Term Infants section
  • Updated Iron-deficiency Anemia and Sickle Cell Disease sections
  • Updated Inflammatory Bowel Disease section
  • Updated Down Syndrome section, including new AAP recommendations
  • New client education materials:
    • Corn Allergy Nutrition Therapy and Corn Allergy Tips
  • New spanish translations for the following client education materials:
    • Low-Phosphorus Nutrition Therapy 
    • Nutrition for Pregnant Teens
    • Nutrition Therapy for Selective Eaters
    • Vitamin D and Health