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close this bookPocket Book of Hospital Care for Children - Guidelines for the Management of Common Illnesses with Limited Resources (WHO; 2005; 398 pages) View the PDF document
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentForeword
View the documentAbbreviations
View the documentChart 1. Stages in the management of the sick child admitted to hospital: Summary of key elements
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 1. TRIAGE AND EMERGENCY CONDITIONS
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 2. DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH TO THE SICK CHILD
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 3. PROBLEMS OF THE NEONATE AND YOUNG INFANT
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 4. COUGH OR DIFFICULT BREATHING
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 5. DIARRHOEA
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 6. FEVER
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 7. SEVERE MALNUTRITION
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 8. CHILDREN WITH HIV/AIDS
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 9. COMMON SURGICAL PROBLEMS
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 10. SUPPORTIVE CARE
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 11. MONITORING THE CHILD'S PROGRESS
open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 12. COUNSELLING AND DISCHARGE FROM HOSPITAL
View the documentFURTHER READING
open this folder and view contentsAPPENDIX 1. PRACTICAL PROCEDURES
View the documentAPPENDIX 2. DRUG DOSAGES/REGIMENS
View the documentAPPENDIX 3. EQUIPMENT SIZE FOR CHILDREN
View the documentAPPENDIX 4. INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS
open this folder and view contentsAPPENDIX 5. ASSESSING NUTRITIONAL STATUS
View the documentAPPENDIX 6. JOB AIDS AND CHARTS
 

Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children - Guidelines for the Management of Common Illnesses with Limited Resources

World Health Organization

WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data

Pocket book of hospital care for children: guidelines for the management of common illnesses with limited resources.

1. Pediatrics 2. Child care 3. Hospitals 4. Child, Hospitalized 5. Developing countries 6. Practice guidelines 7. Manuals I. World Health Organization.

ISBN 92 4 154670 0

(NLM classification: WS 29)

© World Health Organization 2005

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