GROWTH SUMMIT: ADVANCING NUTRITION SCIENCE FOR OPTIMAL CHILDHOOD GROWTH

4th International Conference on Nutrition & Growth 2017, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Assessing Growth and Nutritional Status

Marion Aw, MD
Department of Paediatrics
Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children’s Medical Institute
National University Health System
Singapore

Dr Aw reviews strategies for measuring pediatric growth and assessing nutritional status with the A, B, C’s of assessment: Anthropometry, Biochemical measures, and Clinical observations. She also discusses how particular aspects of child behavior and the quality of dietary intake can help identify children at risk for suboptimal growth and development.

Conference Videos
Prof Moshe Phillip, MD
Julian Lui, PhD
Kate Ward, PhD
Presentation:
Nutrition and Musculoskeletal Growth (34:21)
Robert E. Black, MD
Marion Aw, MD
Presentation:
Assessing Growth and Nutritional Status (24:08)
Robert Murray, MD, FAAP
Presentation:
Malnutrition—The Child At-Risk (29:35)

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