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Non-organic failure to thrive Gail, T. (2002). Non-organic Failure to Thrive. Children and Family Research Center. Retrieved what are current best practices for interventions in a case of non-organic failure to thrive? Failure to thrive is a descriptive condition indicating that a child is experiencing delayed in growth relative to the standard anthropometric measures of height and weight, in healthy children. These Children are healthy at birth but later are diagnosed with the condition making their growth fall below the standard measurements. The authors try to elaborate on why 5% or less of children with significant organic disease do not have a clear distinction from organic from non-organic FTT. This is due to the underlying causes related to inadequate nutrition. The article brings to the realization that non-organic failure to thrive is not exclusively a medical condition or physical impairment. This meant investigating a
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