Flashcards in Growth Charts Deck (15)
Height measurement is recorded to the nearest complete centimetre with one decimal place. True/False?
Nearest complete millimetre to one decimal place
Shoes must be removed for height measurement. True/False?
Is height measurement taken on inspiration or expiration?
What do birth centile charts show?
Child's size compared with children of the same age and sex
What measurement is the best indicator of thinness/fatness in children over 2 years old?
In terms of centiles, what is a normal BMI for children?
Between 25th and 75th centile
Which BMI centile is considered overweight?
Over 91st centile
List signs from the patient history of puberty in girls
List signs from the patient history of puberty in boys
List signs from the patient history of post-puberty in girls
Start of periods
List signs from the patient history of post-puberty in boys
After what age will children usually be in pre-puberty?
8 years old
When is puberty classed as delayed?
When no signs of puberty by age 13 in girls or 14 in boys
At what age is puberty usually completing?
16 in girls
17 in boys