Flashcards in Growth Deck (11):
Ideal baby weight?
How much meat does a 4 year eat?
The size of palm of the child
How much food should a child eat?
Size of the child's fist
Half is veg and half is carb/meats
What is failure to thrive?
Arbitrarily defined as being
What is catch-down weight?
Losing weight but matching parents/reaching genetic potential
Most common pathological cause of not gaining weight?
3 factors that contribute to failure to thrive
Increased metabolic demand
Causes of inadequate intake
Inability to suck
Lack of appetite
Overweight child with raised BP ?
Make sure you have large cuff
5Es of overweight children management
Evaluate: family, anthropometric
Explore behaviour change