Assessment of Nutritional Status in the Newborn: A Comparison of Methods
In an attempt to compare the usefulness of the different methods of nutritional assessment in the newborn, one hundred and seven newborns were evaluated for weight, head circumference, mid-arm circumference, and tiriceps skinfold thickness. When weight and triceps skinfold thickness were compared, the distribution of infants was almost the same as for intrauterine growth (p>0.05). There was a statistically significant difference in the distribution of infants according to weight versus MAC (p
Nutritional assessment, anthropometrics, neonate.
ÖZEK, Eren; ERTEM, Deniz; ERKAN, Elif; PEHLİVANOĞLU, Ender; and BEKİROĞLU, Nural (1996) "Assessment of Nutritional Status in the Newborn: A Comparison of Methods," Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences: Vol. 26: No. 4, Article 14. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/medical/vol26/iss4/14