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Growth and development

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Second edition

Published in print January 1993 | ISBN: 9780192622334
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723643 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0014
Growth and development

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This chapter discusses children's growth and development. Topics covered include signs of health and good nutrition in children, variation in height and weight, reference weights and range of health weights, how a growth chart shows whether a child is well nourished or not, and measuring height and weight.

Keywords: children; weight; height; nutrition; children's health

Chapter.  11884 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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