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Evaluation of an algorithm for integrated management of childhood illness in an area of Vietnam with dengue transmission.

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OBJECTIVES: To determine whether nurses, using the WHO/UNICEF algorithm for integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI), modified to include dengue infection, satisfactorily classified children in an area endemic for dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF). METHODS: Nurses assessed and classified, using the modified IMCI algorithm, a systematic sample of 1250 children aged 2 months to 10 years (n = 1250) presenting to a paediatric hospital in Dong Nai Province, Vietnam. Their classification wa...

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Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
9
Issue:
5
Pages:
573-581
Publication date:
2004-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:171e4318-afef-47f4-9009-c1387bd3a30f
Source identifiers:
83505
Local pid:
pubs:83505

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