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Flashcards in Adolescent Health Deck (5):
1

when are the peak growth age in children for both sexes?

Peak growth in girls= 11 yrs
Peak growth in boys= 13 yrs

2

what does HEEADSS stand for

Home and environment

Eating

Employment, education

Activities

Drugs and alcohol

Sexuality

Self harm/suicide/depression

3

what advice might you give for an obese child to lose weight?

1. cut juice
2. cut processed food
3. eat meals together
4. cut screen time
5. encourage activity 30mins per day

4

what is the mean age for menarche?

12 yrs

5

what is the progression of pubertal development in a woman

1. adrenarche
2. growth spurt
3. breast development
4. menarche