• weight
  • In general, kids who fail to thrive don't receive or cannot take in, keep, or use the calories that would help them grow and gain enough weight. (kidshealth.org)
  • Failure to thrive is a description applied to children whose current weight or rate of weight gain is significantly below that of other children of similar age and sex. (health.am)
  • Failure to thrive (FTT), more recently known as faltering weight or weight faltering, is a term used in pediatric medicine, as well as veterinary medicine (where it is also referred to as ill-thrift), to indicate insufficient weight gain or inappropriate weight loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • kidshealth.org reports, "Kids who fail to thrive don't receive or are unable to take in, retain, or utilize the calories needed to gain weight and grow as expected. (hubpages.com)
  • The computer identified children as failing to thrive if the second weight standard deviation score (SDS 2 ) showed a fall from the baseline weight (SDS 1 ) at 6 weeks, after adjustment for regression to the mean using the thrive index method (defined as SDS 2 −SDS 1 × 0.65). (bmj.com)
  • results
  • The ductus arteriosus is formed from the left 6th aortic arch during embryonic development and attaches to the final part of the aortic arch (the isthmus of aorta) and the first part of the pulmonary artery Failure of the DA to close after birth results in a condition called patent ductus arteriosus and the generation of a left-to-right shunt. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • 229 children (120 in intervention practices and 109 in control practices) were identified as failing to thrive by population screening during the first 2 years of life. (bmj.com)