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close this bookGuidelines for the Inpatient Treatment of Severely Malnourished Children (WHO; 2003; 52 pages) [FR] View the PDF document
View the documentPreface
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentIntroduction
open this folder and view contentsA. GENERAL PRINCIPLES FOR ROUTINE CARE (the ‘10 Steps’)2
open this folder and view contentsB. EMERGENCY TREATMENT OF SHOCK AND SEVERE ANAEMIA
open this folder and view contentsC. TREATMENT OF ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
open this folder and view contentsD. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO TREATMENT
open this folder and view contentsE. DISCHARGE BEFORE RECOVERY IS COMPLETE
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Guidelines for the Inpatient Treatment of Severely Malnourished Children

World Health Organization

Ann Ashworth
Sultana Khanum
Alan Jackson
Claire Schofield

1 Dr Sultana Khanum, former Regional Adviser, Nutrition for Health and Development, WHO South-
East Asia Regional Office
Professor Ann Ashworth & Ms Claire Schofield, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Professor Alan Jackson, University of Southampton

WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data

Ashworth, Ann.
Guidelines for the inpatient treatment of severely malnourished children/
Ann Ashworth … [et al.]

1. Child nutrition disorders - therapy 2. Starvation - therapy 3. Guidelines
I. Title 4. Manuals

ISBN 92 4 154609 3

(NLM classification: WS 115)

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