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1

Height measurement is recorded to the nearest complete centimetre with one decimal place. True/False?

False
Nearest complete millimetre to one decimal place

2

Shoes must be removed for height measurement. True/False?

True

3

Is height measurement taken on inspiration or expiration?

Expiration

4

What do birth centile charts show?

Child's size compared with children of the same age and sex

5

What measurement is the best indicator of thinness/fatness in children over 2 years old?

BMI

6

In terms of centiles, what is a normal BMI for children?

Between 25th and 75th centile

7

Which BMI centile is considered overweight?

Over 91st centile

8

List signs from the patient history of puberty in girls

Any of:
Breast enlargement
Pubic/axillary hair

9

List signs from the patient history of puberty in boys

Any of:
Deepening voice
Pubic/axillary hair
Enlarged testes/penis

10

List signs from the patient history of post-puberty in girls

All of:
Start of periods
Pubertal development

11

List signs from the patient history of post-puberty in boys

Any of:
Fully-broken voice
Facial hair
Adult-sized penis

12

After what age will children usually be in pre-puberty?

8 years old

13

When is puberty classed as delayed?

When no signs of puberty by age 13 in girls or 14 in boys

14

At what age is puberty usually completing?

16 in girls
17 in boys

15

The more obese you are, the faster you grow. True/False?

True, generally