Biological basis of child health 7: growth, development and the reproductive system.
Davies, Kate (2020). Biological basis of child health 7: growth, development and the reproductive system. Nursing children and young people. https://doi.org/10.7748/ncyp.2020.e1308
|Abstract||This article is the seventh in a series on the biological basis of child health. It describes early developmental milestones, stages of growth, puberty and the development of the reproductive system. It also outlines the methods used to assess growth and development, and describes conditions that affect growth and development in infants, children and young people. Understanding childhood growth and development is crucial for children's nurses, who need to be able to identify potential deviations from the norm, since these often reveal underlying conditions that require treatment. [Abstract copyright: © 2020 RCN Publishing Company Ltd. All rights reserved. Not to be copied, transmitted or recorded in any way, in whole or part, without prior permission of the publishers.]|
|Keywords||adolescents; child development; child health; clinical; ethical issues; failure to thrive; genetic disorders; genetics; infants; neonatal; professional|
|Journal||Nursing children and young people|
|Publisher||RCN Publishing (RCNi)|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.7748/ncyp.2020.e1308|
|Online||05 Oct 2020|
|Publication process dates|
|Accepted||26 Mar 2020|
|Deposited||24 Oct 2020|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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