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|Requirement ID:||Req-840: Growth Charts||Req-843: Display date of each data point on growth chart|
|Release Package:||2013 Format||2013 Format|
|Title:||Growth Charts||Display date of each data point on growth chart|
|Description:||Anthropometric measures and trends in growth are central to the prevision of pediatric care. Abnormal growth is often the first sign of underlying chronic illness. In addition, body size is necessary for the dosing of most drugs in pediatrics. In general, there are three main direct measures - head circumference, length/height, and weight. Body mass index is calculated based on weight and height.||For all growth charts the curve SHOULD provide a display of the date of each data point shown on the curve.|
|Topic Area(s):||Growth Data, Primary Care Management, Well Child/Preventive Care||Growth Data, Well Child/Preventive Care|
|Requirement Type:||Function||Normative Statements|