Continuous growth reference from 24th week of gestation to 24 months by gender

  title={Continuous growth reference from 24th week of gestation to 24 months by gender},
  author={Aimon Niklasson and Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland},
  journal={BMC Pediatrics},
  pages={8 - 8}
BACKGROUND Growth charts and child growth assessment have become prime global instruments in child health practice over the 30 years. An updated, continuous growth standard that bridges size at birth values with postnatal growth values can improve child growth screening and monitoring. METHODS This novel growth chart was constructed from two sources of information. Size at birth (weight, length and head circumference) reference values were updated based on information of normal deliveries (i… CONTINUE READING


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