Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual 2016 Update Summary

The Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual (PNCM) is an Internet-based diet and professional practice manual for registered dietitian nutritionists; nutrition and dietetics 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 December 27, 2016.  A summary of the updates is given below.

Updated Celiac Disease section

  • Evidence-based treatment strategies from updated research
  • New 2016 Nutrition Care Process terminology
  • Updated, improved client education handout

Extensive revision of Constipation section

  • Evidence-based treatment strategies from updated research
  • New 2016 Nutrition Care Process terminology
  • New sample menus for Constipation Nutrition Therapy client education handout

Updated Cystic Fibrosis section

  • Revised evidence-based treatment strategies from updated research and position papers
  • New 2016 Nutrition Care Process terminology

Extensive revision of Diarrhea section

  • Evidence-based treatment strategies from updated research
  •  New 2016 Nutrition Care Process terminology
  • Updated, improved client education materials

Revised Food Allergies section

  • Updated evidence-based treatment strategies from updated research

Expanded Inflammatory Bowel Disease section

  • Updated evidence-based treatment strategies
  • New 2016 Nutrition Care Process terminology
  • New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nutrition Therapy client education handout

NEW Kidney Stones section

  • Detailed guidelines for the treatment of pediatric Kidney stones based on evidence-based research
  • Includes 2016 Nutrition Care Process terminology
  • New Kidney Stones Nutrition Therapy client education handout

Updated Formulary Mixing Recipes and Resources (located in the PNCM Formulary)

  • CCMH Infant Formula Recipes for Use in Healthcare Facilities (August 2015)
  • PNPG’s Infant Formula and Feeding Recipe Tables: Breast milk and Liquid Concentrates (2016)
  • PNPG’s Infant Formula and Feeding Recipe Tables: Powder Formulas (2016)

Updated Dietary Guidelines section

  • Revised to include updates pertinent to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 and Key Recommendations 

Revised Client Education Handouts

  • Choose Your Foods Lists
  • Calcium-Rich Nutrition Therapy