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Training Module: Developing & Rating Your Measurement Technique

Measurement Considerations
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3. Measurement Considerations

In addition to accurate and precise measures, measurers should respect the privacy and confidentiality of families, children, and adolescents.

Measurers should use sensitive language (e.g. "Let’s check your weight," rather than, "Let’s see how big you are") depending on the child's age and the clinical, diagnostic or therapeutic situation.

Measurements should be completed carefully, without undo haste, and without unnecessary people present.

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