THE GROWTH INFANCY TO ADOLESCENCE FOR MEDICAL NURSING HOME SCIENCE AND ANTHROPOLOGY STUDENTS 3E (PB -2015)
The Growth Infancy To Adolescence For Medical Nursing Home Science And Anthropology Students 3E (Pb -2015)
The human growth has been discussed from birth to maturity in continuity of the intrauterine growth, the ideal growth references (growth curves) are reorganized for proper and simple assessment (Chapters 1 and 11). The importance of recent Indian studies in emerging obesity is highlighted in depth (Chapters 1 and 4). The adolescent somatic growth, sexual development and brain growth and development with recent knowledge in neurodevelopment and plasticity of brain are discussed in Chapters 2, 8 and 9. Knowledge of adult health consequences of being born with intrauterine growth retardation is deliberated in Chapter 7. The common stature variations (short/tall) and pubertal development how to diagnose and manage are meticulously given in Chapters 3 and 5. The bone age assessment and dental growth are discussed in Chapters 6 and 10. The book on the basis of international comparative studies highlights limitations of the WHO standards and recommends Indian affluent growth data curves for use in growth assessment and in estimation of malnourished and stunted children < 5 years of age by using Z scores developed for Indian affluent (Chapter 12).
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