ERIC Number: ED215768
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Nutritional Screening of Children: A Manual for Screening & Followup.
Bureau of Community Health Services (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
This manual shows health providers how to perform precisely and expertly each step of several procedures used in screening children for nutritional problems. It is intended for all health providers who are involved in weighing and measuring children, recording and plotting measurements on growth charts, taking blood samples to test for iron deficiency anemia, and checking children for dental problems. Step-by-step instructions for performing each of these procedures are provided. While many health providers may be familiar with the information that is presented, the manual contains many ideas for improving the accuracy of nutritional screening. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Community Health Services (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Identifiers: Screening Procedures