Growth reference charts for use in the United Kingdom.

  title={Growth reference charts for use in the United Kingdom.},
  author={Charlotte M Wright and Ian Westerby Booth and Joshua M Buckler and No{\"e}l Cameron and Tim James Cole and M J R Healy and Jhonatan Hulse and Michael A. Preece and John J. Reilly and Anthony F. Williams},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={86 1},
Since the introduction of new growth charts in the mid 1990s, there has been confusion about which charts should be used, with many districts using more than one version. Because of this uncertainty, an expert working party, the Growth Reference Review Group, was convened by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health to provide guidance on the validity and comparability of the different charts currently in use. This paper describes the technical background to the construction and… CONTINUE READING
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