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|Requirement ID:||Req-851: Length/Height||Req-852: Measure length/height precisely|
|Release Package:||2013 Format||2013 Format|
|Title:||Length/Height||Measure length/height precisely|
|Description:||Length is typically measured in newborns and then at every well-child visit through 36 months of life. Afterwards, height is typically recorded. Length/height may also be measured at other times based on clinician concern.||The system SHALL record length/height at least to the half centimeter, or quarter inch, based on user preference, whether the measure was length or height, and record the date of measure.|
|Topic Area(s):||Growth Data, Primary Care Management, Well Child/Preventive Care||Growth Data, Well Child/Preventive Care|
|Requirement Type:||Function||Normative Statements|