MIMS Education

Growth Disorders in Children: When to refer?

Growth Disorders in Children: When to refer?

PaediatricsEndocrinologyFamily MedicineGeneral Practice
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About this course

Growth is multifactorial and is an excellent tool to distinguish health from disease. Honing a physician’s clinical eye in identifying growth red flags is essential for prompt referral and management.

Course objectives/Learning outcomes:

At the end of this module, participants will be able to:

  • Obtain a relevant history and perform a thorough clinical assessment
  • Identify red flags when assessing a child’s growth
  • Refer the child in a timely manner for appropriate investigations or treatment

Course overview/Topics covered:

  • History and physical examination of the child
  • Investigations for growth disorders
  • Red flags of abnormal growth and other considerations for referring a child with short stature

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