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Target Height Predictor for Child's Adult Height

Purpose:

To predict a child's adult height using the Khamis-Roche method.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

E23.0, E34.3, E45, M89, N25.0, Q77, R62.8, Z00.0, Z00.1, Z00.2

Description:

Khamis and Roche developed a method for predicting a child's adult height based on gender, age, height, weight and midparental height. It does not require the child's skeletal age. The authors are from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

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