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Descriptor English: Nutritional Surveillance
Descriptor Spanish: Vigilancia Nutricional
Descriptor Portuguese: Vigilância Nutricional
Descriptor French: Surveillance Nutritionnelle
Tree number(s): SP6.051.222
Scope note: Dynamic process that permits permanently to observe the amplitude of the nutritional problems and of its determinants. This observation is made through the identification of the facts, collection, analysis, and systematic interpretation of data and later transport of the results, in order to gear the programs for improvement in the nutritional status of the populations. (Free translation of the original: Gouveia 1999)
Allowable Qualifiers: MT methods
Related: Nutrition Assessment MeSH
Nutrition Programs DeCS
DeCS ID: 16573
Unique ID: DDCS016573
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Nutritional Surveillance - Preferred
Concept UI FD00057823
Scope note Dynamic process that permits permanently to observe the amplitude of the nutritional problems and of its determinants. This observation is made through the identification of the facts, collection, analysis, and systematic interpretation of data and later transport of the results, in order to gear the programs for improvement in the nutritional status of the populations. (Free translation of the original: Gouveia 1999)
Preferred term Nutritional Surveillance



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