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First step in investigating a deviant measurement

Repeat measurement

2

Weight of very low BW

<1500g

3

Midparental height in girls, formula

(Paternal ht (cm) + maternal ht (cm) - 13) / 2

4

Midparental height in boys, formula

(Paternal ht (cm)+ maternal ht (cm) + 13) / 2

5

A child with low wt, lt, and HC (all less than 5th percentile) is commonly associated with

Familial short stature

6

A child with low wt, lt, and HC (all less than 5th percentile), who by age is preadolescent or adolescent who starts puberty LATER than others may have

Constitutional short stature

7

When should an evaluation of primary amenorrhea should be considered

1) Female adolescent who has not reached menarche by 15 or 3 years of thelarche
2) No thelarche by 13

8

Growth of the nervous system is most rapid when

First 2 years of life

9

MC reason for deviant measurements

Technical