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Author World Health Organization.

Title WHO Child Growth Standards : Growth Velocity based on Weight Length and Head Circumference - Methods and Development
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (261 pages)
Contents COVER; COPYRIGHT; Contents; Executive summary; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. METHODOLOGY; 3. CONSTRUCTION OF THE WEIGHT VELOCITY STANDARDS; 4. CONSTRUCTION OF THE LENGTH VELOCITY STANDARDS; 5. CONSTRUCTION OF THE HEAD CIRCUMFERENCE VELOCITY STANDARDS; 6. COMPUTATION OF CENTILES AND Z-SCORES FOR VELOCITIES BASEDON WEIGHT, LENGTH AND HEAD CIRCUMFERENCE; 7. DISCUSSION; 8. BIBLIOGRAPHY; APPENDIX B; APPENDIX C
Summary The WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study> (MGRS) was implemented between 1997 and 2003 to generate new curves for assessing the growth and development of children the world over. The MGRS collected primary growth data and related information from 8440 healthy breastfed infants and young children from diverse ethnic backgrounds and cultural settings (Brazil, Ghana, India, Norway, Oman and USA). A key component of the MGRS design was a longitudinal cohort of children who were examined in a sequence of 21 visits starting at birth and ending at 24 months of age. A principal rationale for the lon
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Subject Child development -- Growth.
Children.
Age Groups.
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Anthropometry.
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms.
Biometry.
Body Constitution.
Body Size.
Body Weights and Measures.
Child Development.
Delivery of Health Care.
Child.
Diagnosis.
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures.
Environment and Public Health.
Epidemiologic Measurements.
Growth and Development.
Human Development.
Investigative Techniques.
Growth.
Methods.
Named Groups
Persons.
Phenomena and Processes
Physical Examination.
Physical Phenomena.
Physiological Phenomena.
Psychiatry and Psychology
Public Health.
Time Factors.
Time.
Weights and Measures.
Reference Standards.
Form Electronic book
Author World Health Organization. Nutrition for Health and Development, Content Provider
ISBN 9240683704
9241547634
9789240683709
9789241547635
Other Titles World Health Organization child growth standards