Citations with the tag: CHILDREN -- Growth
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- The development of MUAC-for-age reference data recommended by a WHO Expert Committee.
de Onis, M.; Yip, R. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization; 1997, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p11
Explains the methodology for the development of mid-upper-arm circumference (MUAC)-for-age growth reference in the diagnosis of wasting in children. Discussion of the applications and limitations of MUAC; Requirements on the proper interpretation of MUAC; Importance of MUAC in indicating...
- Looking Back.
Tate, Ken // Good Old Days; Dec2007, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p6
The article discusses the author's experience as a child growing up in his grandmother's land in the Ozark Mountains of southern Missouri.
- Ready or not?
Foltz-Gray, Dorothy; Turyn, Anne // Parenting; Aug97, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p96
Presents information on the growth and development of your children and tips on helping them to progress. At what age should solid foods be introduced; Recommended age for drinking from a cup; Playing unsupervised; Advice from various pediatricians.
- Rocket growth chart.
Johnson, Sarah Tobaben // Workbasket; Apr/May94, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p95
Presents instructions on how to make a child's rocket growth chart. Types of material needed; Designs; Measurements.
- Monitoring children's growth.
Hall, D.M.B. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 9/2/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7005, p583
Reports on the development of new charts in Great Britain to monitor the growth of children. Comparison with existing growth monitoring charts; Increase in the average height of British children; Procedures for using the charts; Use of the charts in primary care settings.
- Growing well?
Hall, D.M.B. // Pediatrics for Parents; 1994, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p2
Presents questions for the evaluation of a child's growth. Stamina; Growth of less than two inches per year; Early sexual development; Signs of puberty.
- Growing children.
Hall, D.M.B. // Pediatrics for Parents; 1996, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p11
Focuses on an article in the Summer 1996 edition of the `Nutrition and Your Child' periodical which states that children today are bigger than their counterparts 20 years ago.
- The real significance of the first steps.
Meyerhoff, Michael K. // Pediatrics for Parents; 1997, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p8
Focuses on the psychological aspects of the first steps of babies. Views about the unnecessary concerns of parents; Effect of the first steps of babies on their self-esteem; Reasons why parental role may be neglected during an infant's physical development.
- Growing growth curves.
Meyerhoff, Michael K. // Pediatrics for Parents; 1997, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p12
Reports on an article which appeared in the October 15, 1996 issue of `Family Practice News' periodical on the ineffectiveness of growth charts on estimating a baby's length and weight. Usefulness in monitoring a baby's physical growth.
- Bloopy's buddies.
Dobbins, Grant // Humpty Dumpty's Magazine; Oct/Nov98, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p35
Focuses on how children grow. Why children don't grow up the same way; How to help the body grow.
- Big news for small kids.
Dobbins, Grant // Redbook; Nov94, Vol. 184 Issue 1, p190
Discusses reasons for the short stature of some children. Previous assumptions regarding the slow growth; Pediatric endocrinologist Marvin Rallison's comment on growth delay.
- Timing of growth faltering in rural Malawi.
Maleta, K.; Virtanen, S.; Espo, M.; Kulmata, T.; Ashorn, P. // Archives of Disease in Childhood; Jul2003, Vol. 88 Issue 7, p574
Aim: To determine the timing of growth faltering among under 3 year old children. Methods: Prospective population based cohort study in Lungwena, rural Malawi, southeast Africa. A total of 767 live born babies were regularly visited from birth until 3 years of age. Weight, height, and mid upper...
- The small child: Anthropometric and physical performance characteristics of short-for-age...
Henneberg, M.; Harrison, G.A.; Brush, G. // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Apr1998, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p286
Presents a study which was conducted to examine whether the biological characteristics of individuals whose short stature is caused by poor living conditions differ from those who grow short due to genetic endowment. Information on a growth survey which was conducted; Participants of this...
- late bloomers.
Mithers, Carol Lynn // Baby Talk; Apr2003, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p58
Discusses ways to manage developmental delays in children. Areas that child development encompasses; Factors that can cause such delays; Signs of developmental delays in children.
- Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism in Children.
Spencer, Audrey; Legler, James D. // American Family Physician; 02/15/99, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p784
Presents a letter to the editor in response to an article by Legler and Rose about the assessment of abnormal growth curves in children and provides a response from the authors.
McVeagh, Patricia // Australian Parents; Oct/Nov2007, p90
No abstract available.
- Growing Pains.
McCook, Alison // Current Health 1; Sep2004, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p23
Presents views of several doctors regarding the causes of growing pains being experienced by children. INSETS: Did You Know?;The Don'ts Of Growing Pains;Pain Busters.
- Updated Growth Charts for Children.
Must, Aviva // Nutrition in Clinical Care; Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p311
Presents growth charts for children. Calculation of body mass index; Definition of overweight and obesity in children.
Must, Aviva // Issues in Law & Medicine; Fall98, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p228
Presents the abstract of the article, entitled `Wrestling With the Future: Should We Test Children for Adult-Onset Genetic Conditions?, by Cynthia B. Cohen.
- Conceptual development.
Reiss, Michael J.; Tunnicliffe, Sue Dale // Journal of Biological Education; Winter99, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p13
Conceptual development takes place throughout our lives. We devote most of this review to discussing what is known about how children develop their knowledge and understanding of biological concepts. This area remains surprisingly under-researched, and there is a need for comparable longitudinal...
- Blue Jeannes.
Reiss, Michael J.; Tunnicliffe, Sue Dale // New Moon; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p23
Presents a comic strip about growing up.
- The juice on juice.
Jibrin, Janis // Parenting; Aug97, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p176
Presents information on the intake of too much juice and how it effects the growth of children. Comments from Ronald Kleinman, chief of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston; List provided for the suggested juice intake; Results of a study on the...
- How Does Your Baby Grow?
Sheehan, Jan // Parenting; Mar2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p23
Focuses on a study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania which revealed that several pediatricians mismeasure children. Culprit behind the errors; Importance of measuring children's growth correctly.
- IS YOUR CHILD GROWING TOO SLOWLY?
Curtis, Patricia; Kalish, Nancy // Redbook; Oct2001, Vol. 197 Issue 4, p185
No abstract available.
- From the Editor.
Ohanesian, Diane C. // Early Childhood Today; May2005, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p2
Introduces the articles featured in the May 2005 issue of "Early Childhood Today," including ways to make children become aware of their growth and development.
- New theory on height.
Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia; Winter1995, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p10
Reports that short children do not grow up to become short adults according to a British study. Publication in the `British Medical Journal'; Effect of delayed puberty; Debunking of the belief that parents' height is a good predictor.
Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia; Sep2000, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p9
Focuses on a study which tracked the development of children from birth. Details regarding the study; Findings; Conclusion.
- Scanning for growth trends.
McBride, Judy // Agricultural Research; Jun96, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p18
Focuses on the research by Kenneth Ellis of the Children's Nutrition Research Center in Houston, Texas about the growth patterns of children in the United States. Body fat levels of children that are already considered obese for adults; Survey findings by the National Center for Health...
- Assessing Growth Patterns--Routine but Sometimes Overlooked.
Chen, Roland S.; Shiffman, Richard N. // Clinical Pediatrics; Feb2000, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p97
Summary: We performed a retrospective chart review for 149 randomly selected well-child encounters to evaluate the frequency with which clinicians plot growth measurements and document growth abnormalities during health maintenance visits. Providers failed to plot at least one measurement of...
- Charting your child's development.
Meyerhoff, Michael K. // Pediatrics for Parents; 1996, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p8
Discusses in the importance of a developmental chart in monitoring a child's changing behavior and emerging abilities. Design of charts to depict average expectations; Variability among individual achievements; Anticipation of physical developments; Basic chart as a useful tool in keeping track...
- Solid Foods Early Don't Effect Growth.
Meyerhoff, Michael K. // Modern Medicine; Oct98, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p10
Focuses on a study published in the September 1998 issue of the `Pediatrics' periodical, which reveals that early introduction of solid food to infants does not alter their growth or body composition. Clarification of the misconception that solid food increases the infant's caloric intake;...
- Should short kids take growth hormone?
Ossolotch, Edgar T. // Current Science; 1/7/2005, Vol. 90 Issue 9, p13
Presents information related to intake of growth hormone by short children in Chicago.
- Child's growth stick.
Ossolotch, Edgar T. // Woodworker's Journal; Jul/Aug94, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p38
Presents a guide in making growth sticks. Materials; Resawing of the required thickness; Pattern transferring; Parts assembling.
- HOW DO CHILDREN GROW?
Tillmann, V. // Acta Kinesiologiae Universitatis Tartuensis; 2007 Supplement, Vol. 12, p36
An abstract of the article "How Do Children Grow?," by V. Tillmann is presented.
- A longitudinal study of the growth of matched pairs of vegetarian and omnivorous children, aged 7�11 years, in the North-West of England.
Nathan, I.; Hackett, A.F.; Kirby, S. // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Jan1997, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p20
OBJECTIVE: To assess the ability of a meat free diet to support normal growth of children. DESIGN: A one year longitudinal observational case�comparison study of growth. SETTING: Children were recruited mainly through schools from Merseyside and all measurements were taken in their homes....
- Effect of growth hormone on short normal children.
Hindmarsh, P.C.; Brook, C.G.D. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 9/5/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6598, p573
Analyzes the effect of growth hormone on the short normal children. Treatment with somatrem to model subjects; Dosage regimen of growth hormone in terms of body surface area; Comparison of growth spurt of controlled subjects with subjects treated with growth hormone.
- GROWTH FAILURE.
Valman, H.B. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 9/5/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6292, p655
Focuses on the factors relating to the growth failure of a child. Relation between the birth weight of a child and the maternal size; Familial growth pattern of the child; Poor growth before birth.
- Parental smoking at home and height of children.
Rona, R.J.; Du V. Florey, C.; Clarke, G.C.; Chinn, S. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 11/21/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6303, p1363
Investigates the association between height of children and parental smoking at home in Great Britain. Relation between smoking by mothers during pregnancy and low birth weight; Respiratory symptoms in childhood; Use of analysis of variance.
- Appendix 4: GROWTH CHARTS FOR SPECIFIC SYNDROMES.
Hendricks, Kristy M.; Duggan, Christopher; Costas, Karen C.; Quinn, Heidi // Manual of Pediatric Nutrition; 2005, p802
A variety of charts depicting specific syndromes of growth that relate to articles published in the fourth edition of the book "Manual of Pediatric Nutrition," are presented.
- The Infant or Young Child with Developmental Delay.
First, Lewis R.; Palfrey, Judith S. // New England Journal of Medicine; 7/7/94, Vol. 331 Issue 1, p56
A response by Lewis R. First and Judith S. Palfrey to a letter to the editor about their article "The infant or young child with developmental delay" in the February 17, 1994 issue is presented.
- Introduction: The Imperative and the Process for Rethinking Childhood.
Pufall, Peter B.; Unsworth, Richard B. // Rethinking Childhood; 2004, p1
An introduction to the book is presented in which the author discusses the reflection of social ambivalence about children, the exploration of the real meaning of childhood, and the overviews of the human rights of children.
- Longitudinal monthly body measurements from 1 to 12 months of age: a study by practitioners for practitioners.
Eiholzer, U.; Bodmer, P.; B�hler, M.; D�hmann, U.; Meyer, G.; Reinhard, P.; Schimert, G.; Varga, G.; W�lli, R.; Largo, R.; Molinari, L. // European Journal of Pediatrics; 1998, Vol. 157 Issue 7, p547
Abstract A longitudinal growth study with monthly measurements during the 1st year of life was conducted by nine paediatricians working in private practice in Zurich. Of 92 children, none was lost to the study and only 32 of 1104 planned visits were missed; the quality of the measurements was...
Eiholzer, U.; Bodmer, P.; B�hler, M.; D�hmann, U.; Meyer, G.; Reinhard, P.; Schimert, G.; Varga, G.; W�lli, R.; Largo, R.; Molinari, L. // Stonewall County Courier (Aspermont, TX); 5/29/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 28, p2
A cartoon is presented on parents conversing about the fast growth of their children.
- Issues in development of a protocol to evaluate children's reasoning about ability and effort in...
Whitehead, Jean; Smith, Alan G. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Oct96, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p355
Presents a study on identifying developmental stages in children's reasoning about ability and effort in a sporting activity. Application of psychomotor domain; Differences in interpretation of ability; Capacity for formation of ego-involved goal orientations.
- Set Your Baby Free!
Skolnik, Deborah // Parenting Early Years; Feb2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p24
The article outlines the significance of letting a child move freely which is essential in the growth and development.
- FDA orders pediatric labeling for corticosteroids.
Skolnik, Deborah // Drug Store News; 12/14/98, Vol. 20 Issue 20, pCP6
Discloses that the United States Food And Drug Administration (FDA) has asked manufacturers of inhaled and intranasal corticosteroids to put labels on their products alerting healthcare providers that these drugs may reduce growth rates in children.
- Short- and long-term (final height) data in children with normal variant short stature treated with growth hormone.
Schmitt, K.; Bl�mel, P.; Waldh�r, T.; Lassi, M.; Tulzer, G.; Frisch, H. // European Journal of Pediatrics; 1997, Vol. 156 Issue 9, p680
Seventeen children with normal variant short stature and a predicted height below -2 SDS were treated with growth hormone (GH) six times a week for a period of 5 years. Patients were randomly selected to receive three different doses of GH, group 1 (n=6) 3?IU/m[sup 2 ] per day, group 2 (n=6) 4.5...
- Estimating stature.
Nash, Gerard K.; R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum; 11/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p105
Presents an answer to question whether there is an accurate rule of thumb for determining how tall a young child will be when mature. Measurement of the change in height over time as the standard approach; Height of relatives as useful information.
- Growth hormone comes up short.
Carey, Benedict; Long, Patricia // Health (Time Inc. Health); Jan/Feb95, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p10
Reports on the results of a study conducted in Italy where short children were given shots of synthetic growth hormone in an effort to make them taller. Height prediction through bone density; Indiscriminate use of growth hormones.
- Fruit juices in the news: Can too much fruit juice cause growth failure?...
Carey, Benedict; Long, Patricia // Child Health Alert; Feb97, Vol. 15, p1
Focuses on the issue of whether fruit juices inhibit the physical growth of infants and children. Report recommending limited consumption of fruit juices by children; Importance of a balanced diet in children.