ERIC Number: ED154930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Laboratory Indices of Nutritional Status in Pregnancy.
National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, Washington, DC. Food and Nutrition Board.
This report reviews the current state of knowledge regarding laboratory indices of nutritional and metabolic status during normal pregnancy in order to provide normative data with respect to such indices in healthy pregnant women. The report contains seven chapters: Physiologic Adjustments in General; Hematologic Indices; Electrolytes in Normal Pregnancy; Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism; Nitrogenous Indices; Vitamin Indices; and Trace Elements. Tables illustrating the use of these indices are included. (JMB)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Body Weight, Laboratory Techniques, Measurement Techniques, Metabolism, Norms, Nutrition, Physical Health, Physiology, Pregnancy, Tables (Data)
Printing and Publishing Office, National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N. W., Washington, D.C. 20418 (Paper, $9.25)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Services Administration (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD. Bureau of Community Health Services.; Ross Labs., Columbus, OH.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, Washington, DC. Food and Nutrition Board.
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