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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007

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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.

7.    Sue’s nutritional intake must not be sufficient, since her growth is not as expected.

______ True    ______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Person S’s nutritional intake must not be sufficient, since her growth is not as expected.” is true or false.

Introduction: Growth is often associated with the nutritional status of the individual. However, for children with chronic conditions, besides food, their growth also depends on the age of onset of conditions, level of physical activity, and secondary factors such as the severity of the 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.

The growth in Person S is not as expected due to her chronic condition and not due to insufficient nutritional intake...

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