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Growth Chart

Growth Chart 4 International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University

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International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University

Measure with paper or steel tap at the greatest circumference above the supra-orbital ridge ,

Measure with paper or steel tap at the

greatest

circumference above

the supra-orbital

ridge , laterally Around the partial

bones and posteriorly

over the most prominent part of the

occipit.

the supra-orbital ridge , laterally Around the partial bones and posteriorly over the most prominent part
• Remove infant’s clothes of upper half. • Place on a flat table in supine

Remove infant’s clothes of

upper half.

Place on a flat table in supine position.

Place tape across the nipple line.

Measure mid way between inspiration and expiration.

Record.

 With the child’s right arm flexed 90 degree at elbow, mark midpoint between acromion

With the child’s right arm flexed 90 degree at elbow, mark midpoint

between acromion and oclecranon

process aspect of arm.

the child’s right arm flexed 90 degree at elbow, mark midpoint between acromion and oclecranon process

Warp the measuring tape around upper arm at midpoint

Plot on percentile chart .

Record.

 Warp the measuring tape around upper arm at midpoint  Plot on percentile chart .
 Remove the child’s shoes and socks  Stand as tall and straight as possible

Remove the child’s shoes and socks

Stand as tall and straight as possible with head in midline and the line of

vision parallel to the floor.

The child’s back should be to the vertical flat

surface with heels, buttocks and back of the

shoulder touching the

surface.

child’s back should be to the vertical flat surface with heels, buttocks and back of the

Any flexion of the knees, lumping of the shoulders or raising of heels of the

feet is checked and corrected.

Move the board on the top of the head.

Read and record.

Height “using measuring tape”

Attach a measuring tape to the wall.

Place the child adjacent to the tape.

Place a three dimensional object, such as thick book or box on the tape of the head.

The side of the book must rest firmly

against the wall to form a right angle.

Length or stature is measure to the nearest 1 ml.

Record.

 Place the towel on the board.  Remove the infant clothing.  Place infant

Place the towel on the board.

Remove the infant clothing.

Place infant on center of board firmly in supine position.

Hold the head against head board firmly.

Grasp the knees together gently Push down in knees until the legs are fully extended &hold the legs firmly.

Bring the headboard against the soles of heals firmly.

Read and record.

Length “using measuring tape”

Place the infant on a proper covered hard surface.

Push down the knees and head against a firm surface.

Make points of the top of the head and

heel of the feet by a point.

Remove infant from his place.

Measure between these two points.

Record.

 Place the scale horizontally.  Check to see that scale is balanced by sitting

Place the scale horizontally.

Check to see that scale is balanced by

sitting it to the zero, and noting if the

balance registers exactly in the middle of

the mark.

Make the patient room warm.

Wipe the scale with cotton with

alcohol.

Remove the infant clothing.

Put a scale paper on the scale.

Gently lift the infant from the bed and place him in the scale basket.

For safety, hold hand over the body of the infant.

Adjust the weight to balance the scale by right hand

Read the scale when infant is lying still.

Remove and dispose the scale paper. Record the weight.

Weight “for older children”

Balance the scale.

Place a paper towel on the scale for the child to stand on.

Keep child privacy.

Child usually weighed while wearing their underpants or light gown.

Remove shoes of the child.

Read and record.