TITLE

Confusing terminology attempts to define the undefinable

AUTHOR(S)
Hughes, I.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Feb2007, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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 perceived abnormality and a definite clinical problem.
ACCESSION #
24168278

 

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