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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007
Textbook Problem

Sue has a chronic condition with a pattern of weight gain and then loss, without growth over the last year. Identify as true or false statements 5, 6, and 7.

6.    The family may be worried about handling Sue if she grows as expected for her age.

______ True    ______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “The family may be worried about handling Person S  if she grows as expected for her age” is true or false.

Introduction: Growth charts illustrate typical body measurement of children in the form of percentile curves. They are used to assess growth in children on the basis of their age. However, chronic conditions in children that affect growth cannot be assessed on the basis of these growth curves but would require specialized growth charts prepared especially on the basis of their condition.

Explanation

Person S has a chronic condition with a pattern of weight gain and then weight loss. She has not grown over the last year.

People with chronic conditions that limit growth often have specialized growth charts prepared on the basis of their growth pattern under given conditions...

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