Pediatrics/Paediatrics - Child Growth

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition [and Dietetic] Diagnosis


Sample PES or PESS/PASS statements (problem, etiology/aetiology, signs and symptoms) using some NCP terminology. 
These statements are provided as examples only and will not apply to all individuals: 
  • Poor energy intake in a 10-year-old child, related to caregiver’s poor or inappropriate food planning, purchasing and preparation practices, as evidenced by having nutritionally limited fast food for dinner five days a week. 
  • Breastfeeding difficulty, related to difficulty latching on,
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Last Updated: 2022-05-04