General: Growth monitoring
Hall D M B, Voss L D. Growth monitoring. Arch. Dis. Child. 2000 82: 10-15.
Wright C M. Identification and management of failure to thrive: a community perspective. Arch. Dis. Child. 2000 82: 5-9.
See also articles at end of this document on height monitoring.
Page 178: Conditional reference charts
Conditional reference charts – Wright C, Avery A, Epstein M, Birks E, Croft D. New chart to evaluate weight faltering. Arch Dis Child 1998;78:40-3.
Page 178: Weight Monitoring Chart
Wright C. Weight monitoring chart: for children with slow weight gain. South Shields: Harlow Printing 1998.
Page 179: ‘Clue’s from children’s meal times’
Video and instruction manual – “Clues from children’s mealtimes” – a training video and booklet. www.leeds.ac.uk/ums/vtcatalogue
Page 180: ‘Eating Disorders in Children’
“Eating disorders in children” – www.focusproject.org.uk. See also Recommendations for best practice for weight and growth faltering in young children. August 1992. The Children’s Society. www.the-childrens-society.org.uk/pdfs/view/growth_faltering.doc. This has not been officially endorsed by RCPCH.
Page 182: Human growth hormone
Guidance on the use of human growth hormone (somatropin) in children with growth failure. NICE Technology Appraisal No. 42 May 2002. www.nice.org.uk?pdf/HGHinChild-42-ALS.pdf
Page 183: Data supporting correction for prematurity
The data supporting the correction for prematurity have been submitted for publication.
Page 186: Weight management
An Approach to Weight Management in Children and Adolescents (2-18 years) in Primary Care.Produced for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and National Obesity Forum by Penny Gibson, Laurel Edmunds, David W Haslam, Elizabeth Poskitt.www.rcpch.ac.uk/publications/recent_publications/ Approach_2PAGES_TOGETHER.pdf
Page 186: Childhood Obesity
A report of the Child Growth Foundation seminar on “The epidemic of obesity in childhood” held on July 29th and 30th 2000 can be down loaded from
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