Protein Energy Malnutrition

Pediatrics

Protein Energy Malnutrition

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 91%
Ease of Revision 9.6 / 10

A Chapter with very basic clinical stuff. Not much effort required to remember these.

Question Pattern

Questions focus on assessment of nutrition, Clinical features and treatment.

Nothing high-brow, basic stuff.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Indicators of nutritional status
  • RDA for children
  • Grading of Malnutrition
  • Age-independent indices
  • Rx of SAM
  • Kwashiorkor – Clinical Features
  • Definition of Severe Acute Malnutrition
  • MUAC Tape

Suggested Revision

  • Assessment of Malnutrition treatment
  • Marasmus – Clinical Features
  • WHO classification of nutritional status
  • Refeeding syndrome

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