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July 1985


Am J Dis Child. 1985;139(7):723. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1985.02140090085038

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Mathematical Error.—In the article titled "Growth Patterns in Children Hospitalized Because of Caloric-Deprivation Failure to Thrive," published in the February AJDC (1985;139:164-166), two sentences contained mathematical errors. On page 165, column 1, the fifth and sixth sentences in the first full paragraph should have read: "The normal mean daily weight increase for her age and sex (derived from standard growth tables) is 6.0 g/day. Therefore, her GQ was 38.6/6.0, or 6.43."

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