Norms of Clinical Orientation (NOC) | Anthropometry Assessment in Adults

Anthropometric assessment is essential for the nutritional diagnosis of individuals and groups, in both epidemiological and clinical settings.

The guideline issued by the Directorate-General of Health on December 5th, 2013 (Guideline nº 017/2013) defines the “Anthropometric Procedures in Adults” aimed at healthcare professionals in the National Health System. This guideline comes as a reference for the standardization and harmonization of processes, ensuring the reliability and accuracy of measurements.