Chapter 29. Faltering Growth

  1. Vanessa Shaw and
  2. Margaret Lawson
  1. Zofia Smith

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch29

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Smith, Z. (2008) Faltering Growth, in Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition (eds V. Shaw and M. Lawson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch29

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134934

Online ISBN: 9780470692004

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Keywords:

  • cystic fibrosis;
  • coeliac disease;
  • chronic diarrhoea;
  • chronic infection;
  • paediatrician

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • When does faltering growth become a cause for concern?

  • Recognition of faltering growth

  • Consequences of faltering growth

  • Prevalence of faltering growth

  • Contributing factors

  • Management of faltering growth

  • Nutritional management

  • Behavioural management

  • Social services

  • References

  • Further reading