Serving the Underserved - Failure to Thrive/Malnutrition


Feel free to download this pilot educational material and use it among residency programs but do not edit the material without permission.

If you don't have the free software to read Acrobat files, it is available from the Adobe Acrobat web site. For Adobe Acrobat files, simply click on the adobe acrobat files.

The failure to thrive case is available here. Please make sure to fill out and return evaluation materials for these cases.  They are included in the download formats below, and can be obtained separately.

The slides accompanying the case may also be downloaded. Text that may be used to accompany the slides is included in the case download above.

Additionally, a variety of growth curves of different conditions can also be downloaded in powerpoint format.  The "key" to these growth curves is included in the other downloadable materials.

You may also simply request copies of the material from Dr. Samuels (see below).

Serving the Underserved Home Page - Ambulatory Pediatric Association Home Page - Bureau of Maternal and Child Health Home Page - Dyson Foundation Home Page


Send comments or questions to: Ron Samuels or call him at 617-355-6714. If the questions are directly related to the case itself (ie., a content question), He'll refer the question onto the case author.