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A look at what to expect from Contemporary Pediatrics this week
Using bone age assessments to gauge growth can help determine when a child might begin puberty, how much a child might grow, and what the final height may be.
Tanner staging is a standard way to assess for the onset of puberty in both boys and girls, but there are some factors that can make an accurate assessment difficult even for seasoned professionals.
Plus, Andrew J. Schuman, MD, FAAP, offers guidance for using the new evaluation and management coding system.