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Growth charts, "curative" or "preventive"?
  1. D Morley

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    The type of growth chart now bcoming widely used in developing countries is described; its objectives differ from those of the charts used by paediatricians in industrialized countries. Alternative weight standards to the Harvard have been suggested by a WHO Working Party and adopted for the chart described here. The--3 and --4 standard deviations from these standards are also available printed on plastic overlays.

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