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Perspective: Are We Ready to Measure Child Nutritional Status with Lasers?

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 14 February 2019

This commentary explores the barriers to 3D imaging in the health sector, given its potential to overcome basic human error in the use of traditional anthropometric tools. The authors conclude: "there is a need for more research on low-cost, handheld imaging systems—particularly research that evaluates the ability of 3D imaging to improve the quality of anthropometric data and indicators."

This is an open access article that can be read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmy053

Conkle, Joel and Martorell, Reynaldo. Perspective: Are We Ready to Measure Child Nutritional Status with Lasers? Advances in Nutrition, Volume 10, Issue suppl_1, 1 January 2019, Pages S10–S16