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close this bookManagement of the Child with a Serious Infection or Severe Malnutrition - Guidelines for Care at the First-Referral Level in Developing Countries (WHO; 2000; 177 pages)
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentForeword
View the documentStages in the management of the sick child
View the documentChart 1. Stages in the management of the sick child admitted to hospital: summary of key elements
View the documentHow the manual is organized
View the documentHow the manual can be used
View the documentList of abbreviations
open this folder and view contentsChapter 1. Emergency triage assessment and treatment
open this folder and view contentsChapter 2. Assessment and diagnosis
open this folder and view contentsChapter 3. Cough or difficult breathing
open this folder and view contentsChapter 4. Diarrhoea
open this folder and view contentsChapter 5. Fever
open this folder and view contentsChapter 6. Young infants
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. Supportive care
open this folder and view contentsChapter 10. Monitoring the child’s progress
open this folder and view contentsChapter 11. Counselling and discharge from hospital
View the documentReferences
open this folder and view contentsAPPENDIX 1: Practical procedures
open this folder and view contentsAPPENDIX 2: Drug dosages/regimens
open this folder and view contentsAPPENDIX 3: Formulas and recipes for severely malnourished children
open this folder and view contentsAPPENDIX 4: Assessing nutritional status and recovery
open this folder and view contentsAPPENDIX 5: Toys and play therapy
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Management of the Child with a Serious Infection or Severe Malnutrition - Guidelines for Care at the First-Referral Level in Developing Countries

Guidelines for care at the first-referral level in developing countries

WHO/FCH/CAH/00.1
ORIGINAL: ENGLISH
DISTR.: GENERAL

DEPARTMENT OF CHILD
AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH
AND DEVELOPMENT
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

WHO Library Cataloguing in Publication Data

Management of the child with a serious infection or severe malnutrition: guidelines for care at the first-referral level in developing countries.

 

1. Child 2. Communicable diseases - in infancy and childhood - diagnosis - therapy 3. Disease management 4. Child nutrition disorders 5. Delivery of health care, Integrated 6. Community health aides - handbooks 7. Health personnel - handbooks 8. Respiratory tract infections - diagnosis - therapy 9. Diarrhea, Infantile - therapy 10. Fever 11. HIV infections - in infancy and childhood - diagnosis - therapy 12. Manuals 13. Guidelines 14. Developing countries

ISBN 92 4 154531 3

(NLM classification: WS 200)

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Management of the child with a serious infection or severe malnutrition
Guidelines for care at the first-referral level in developing countries
Price: Sw.fr. 15.-
Price in developing countries: Sw.fr. 10.50
ISBN 92 4 154531 3

 

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