Hematology/Haematology - Anemia/Anaemia: Thalassemia/Thalassaemia

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Nutrition Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation


Nutrition Assessment
The nutrition assessment of an individual with thalassemia may include the following parameters using NCP terminology in the table below.
Monitoring and Evaluation
Some of the indicators that were measured in the nutrition assessment can be repeated in the monitoring and evaluation step.

Anthropometric Measurements
  • Height/Length
  • Weight
  • Weight Change
  • BMI
  • Body Compartment Estimates (waist circumference)
  • Growth Pattern Indices/Percentile Ranks
Anthropometric Comparative Standards -
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Last Updated: 2020-11-19