This podcast, Preventing Malnutrition (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.: Addressing Undernutrition in Young U.S. Children by Dr. Robert Murray, will provide a good foundation for understanding child nutrition and growth challenges. Please listen to this for class Monday and answer these questions for submission and for class discussion.
- What does the speaker mean by the “Nutritional floor?”
- What are the three steps for intervention?
- What is most necessary in the acute phase vs the chronic phase of undernutrition?
- What are three reasons growth failure might occur?
- Why is head circumference important?