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Table 1 Reasons for hospitalizations in patients with failure to thrive

From: Failure to thrive in infant and toddlers: a practical flowchart-based approach in a hospital setting

Reasons for hospitalization N
The need for precise documentation of nutritional intake 14
Severe malnutrition and/or dehydration (>  10%) 22
Suspicion of severe underlying illness based on critical weight faltering that has persisted despite community and dietetic interventions 12
To exclude organic disease through s quick and efficient panel of laboratory studies, radiologic examinations, and specialist consultations 15
Suspicion of neglect 3
Extreme parental impairment or anxiety 5
Not reported in the clinical note 3
Total 74