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Using growth charts to help families

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/9780192622334.003.0015
Using growth charts to help families

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This chapter focuses on growth monitoring programmes. Topics covered include planning growth monitoring, what to do during each child's visit to the health centre, what to look for in the child's growth line, and what to discuss with the child's family.

Keywords: children; growth monitoring programme; development; health centre; growth line

Chapter.  4988 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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