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UNDER 5 CLINIC Dr. Rekha Dutt. symbol of under 5 clinic Care in illness Growth monitoring Preventive care Family planning.

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1 UNDER 5 CLINIC Dr. Rekha Dutt

2 symbol of under 5 clinic Care in illness Growth monitoring Preventive care Family planning

3 Aims and objectives 1.Care in illness: it is mothers felt need. 70%-80% of illnesses can be treated with trained nurses. a.Diagnosis and treatment of acute illness, chronic illnesses and disorders of growth and development. b.X ray and laboratory services c.Referral services

4 2.Preventive care : a.Immunization b.Nutritional surveillance -sub clinical nutrition -Food supplementation c.Health check ups – every 3-6 months. The child health card is maintained. d.Oral rehydration solution for diarrhea. The child gets 2-6 attacks in a year. e.Family planning f.Health education

5 3.Growth monitoring – on growth chart also called as Road to health card. Every month – up to 1 year 2 monthly – up to 2 years 3 monthly – up to 5 years The weight is plotted according to the age of child.

6 Growth Chart Used In India It has four reference curves.It has four reference curves. Top most curve – 80 %of the median (50 th percentile) of the WHO reference standard.Top most curve – 80 %of the median (50 th percentile) of the WHO reference standard. Lower lines represent 70%,60% and 50% of the standard. Lower lines represent 70%,60% and 50% of the standard. 80% median weight is approximately equal to 2 SD below the median which is the conventional lower limit of “normal range”.80% median weight is approximately equal to 2 SD below the median which is the conventional lower limit of “normal range”. Purpose of reference curve – It indicates degree of malnutrition.Purpose of reference curve – It indicates degree of malnutrition.

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