A child with an underrecognized form of developmental delay: a congenital disorder of glycosylation
- What is the clinical workup for failure to thrive? Stephens, Mark B.; Gentry, Barry C.; Michener, Mike D.; Kendall, Susan K. // Journal of Family Practice;Apr2008, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p264
The article outlines the cause and treatment of failure to thrive (FTT) patients in the U.S. It revealed that FTT is a generic term used to describe a child whose current weight does not equal to that of other children of similar age, gender and ethnicity and there is no single accepted...
- Efficacy of Brief Quantitative Measures of Play for Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Rodman, Jennifer I.; Gilbert, Kimberly A.; Grove, Allen B.; Cunningham, Megan; Levenson, Sara; Wajsblat, Lisa // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders;Mar2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p325
Quick and effective screening measures are needed for detecting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Thirty typically developing children and 30 children with ASD aged 24â€“68 months were used. This study explored if the ASD group would exhibit less object exploration, diversity of play, and...
- Failure to Thrive in Infants. Leonard, Martha F. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jul1967, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p11A
Discusses the condition of failure to thrive in infants.
- Hyponatremic, vomiting, and failing to thrive: An infant cast onto a sea of troubles. Meddings, Jennifer A.; Batisky, Donald L.; Germak, John A.; Siberry, George K. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Apr2006, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p21
This article provides information on a case of vomiting, hyponatremia and failure to thrive in a 6-month-old male. Common causes of hyponatremia and failure to thrive with vomiting include incorrect preparation or dilution of formula and vomiting brought on by gastroesophageal reflux and pyloric...
- A 9-week-old with persistent vomiting. Brien, James H. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Nov2009, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p6
The article describes the case of a 9-week-old boy who was admitted to the hospital for treatment of severe failure to thrive due to persistent vomiting.
- The Use of Descriptive Analysis to Identify and Manipulate Schedules of Reinforcement in the Treatment of Food Refusal. Casey, Sean; Cooper-Brown, Linda; Wacker, David; Rankin, Barbara // Journal of Behavioral Education;Mar2006, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p39
The feeding behaviors of a child diagnosed with failure to thrive were assessed using descriptive analysis methodology to identify the schedules of reinforcement provided by the child's parents. This analysis revealed that the child's appropriate feeding behaviors (i.e., bite acceptance,...
- Case 36-2004. Stoler, Joan M.; Leach, Natalia T.; Donahoe, Patricia K. // New England Journal of Medicine;11/25/2004, Vol. 351 Issue 22, p2319
The article presents a case study of a 23-day-old infant that was admitted to the hospital because of difficulty feeding and failure to thrive. The author includes information about his prenatal and postnatal influences that could have caused the difficulties in the patient. A day-by-day summary...
- Temporary Widening of Cranial Sutures during Recovery from Failure to Thrive. Pearl, Marilyn; Finkelstein, Jack; Berman, Michael R. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jul1972, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p427
Discusses a case of temporary widening of cranial sutures during recovery from failure to thrive. Details of the case.
- Confusing terminology attempts to define the undefinable. Hughes, I. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Feb2007, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p97
The author reflects on the problems with the concept of the medical term "failure to thrive" (FTT). He asserts that there are two major problems in the concept of FTT. They include the absence of clear diagnosis because it is too ill-defined and the profound blurring of the margins between a...