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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Pappas
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Like a map: The growth chart is read like a map. When you look for a spot on the map, you need 2 reference points: the x axis (horizontal line at the bottom) and ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience in Pediatrics
Growth chart: Height plotted as a function of age as well as weight. The charts have lines indicating what"percentile" a child is in. 50%tile means half those his/h ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Correct Measurement?: Exellent question! the problem isn't the growth chart, it is the quality of the measurement plotted onto the growth chart. When a point on a growth ch ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: A growth chart is used by pediatricians to follow a child's growth over time. Growth charts have been constructed by observing the growth of large num ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Growth charts: Google growth charts from CDC.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience in Pediatrics
Growth chart: Google national center of health statistics for a growth chart. You need just current height and weight.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Full term?: If your baby was full term, this places him close to the 75% tile. What is important is his weight gain from birth. It takes more than 1 point on the ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Odd measurements: If your 16 mo boy measures 26.5 inches i would have done a workup on him for failing to grow months ago. He should measure 32 inches or so with his pa ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
CDC: This website should be helpful: http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/clinical_charts.Htm.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Growth chart is it!: To many factors to consider, but growth potential (parental height), nutrition and underlying illnesses (ie. Heart, metabolic, gastrointestinal, genet ... Read More
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