Handbook of Physical Measurements (Google eBook)

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Updated and revised, this is a comprehensive sourcebook of reference data for health professionals involved in evaluating people with abnormal features or syndromes. It includes many graphs, tables, and charts needed by clinicians to define normal patterns of growth and provides standards of comparison for possible congenital abnormalities. Numerous "how-to" illustrations give the step-by-step guidance needed to ensure that standardized measurements are properly taken for accurate recordkeeping. Designed for ease of use, the pocket-sized book has a durable plastic cover, making it ideal for use in the ward or clinic.
  

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Contents

1 Introduction
3
2 Measurement
5
3 Proportional Growth and Normal Variants
13
4 Height and Length
15
5 Weight
50
6 Head Circumference Occipitofrontal Circumference OFC
72
7 Craniofacies
84
8 Limbs
193
12 Dermatoglyphics and Trichoglyphics
326
13 Use of Radiographs for Measurement
338
14 Developmental Data
357
15 Prenatal Ultrasound Measurements
368
16 Postmortem Organ Weights
386
17 Measurements for Specific Syndromes
399
18 An Approach to the Child with Dysmorphic Features
474
Glossary
477

9 Chest and Trunk
257
10 Genitalia
279
11 Skin and Hair
305

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