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Severe, Acute Malnutrition and Infection

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Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is associated with increased severity of common infectious diseases, and death amongst children with SAM is almost always as a result of infection. The diagnosis and management of infection are often different in malnourished versus well-nourished children. The objectives of this brief are to outline the evidence underpinning important practical questions relating to the management of infectious diseases in children with SAM and to highlight research gaps. Over...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1179/2046904714z.000000000218

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
Imperial College, London
Department:
Department of Medicine, Paediatrics
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Berkley, J
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Jones, K
Publisher:
CMAM forum Publisher's website
Publication date:
2013-05-06
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2046-9055
ISSN:
2046-9047
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434268
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uuid:09569c39-ad35-4ab3-b92b-6cafe8ac7f25
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2013-12-13

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