Clinical & nutritional status of women and preschool children

Lakshmi, J and Dhanapal, K and Khader, Vijaya and Sathiadhas, R and Kasim, H M and Narayanakumar, R and Sudhakara, N S and Hassan, Femeena and Lakshmana, G (2003) Clinical & nutritional status of women and preschool children. In: Workshop on Empowerment of Fisher Women, 13-14 October 2003, Hyderabad.


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    Clinical examination is an important practical method for assessing the nutritional status of a community. Clinical assessment of a community gives valuable information especially in regions where malnutrition is wide spread hence a clinical examination was conducted among the fisher women and preschoole·rs in the study area. The method for clin ical examination was based on examination for changes, believed to be related to inadequate nutrition that can be seen or felt in superficial epithelia tissues, especially the skin, eyes, hair and buccal mucosa, or in organs near the surface of the body, such as parotid and thyroid glands

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Clinical status; nutritional status; women ; preschool children
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 08:51
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50

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