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Using data from a multi-hospital clinical network to explore prevalence of pediatric rickets in Kenya

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Background: Nutritional rickets is a public health concern in developing countries despite tropical climates and a re-emerging issue in developed countries. In this study, we reviewed pediatric admission data from the Clinical Information Network (CIN) to help determine hospital and region based prevalence of rickets in three regions of Kenya (Central Kenya, Western Kenya and Nairobi County). We also examine the association of rickets with other diagnosis, such as malnutri...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12038.1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Grant:
097170
092654
084538
Publisher:
F1000Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
2
Pages:
64
Publication date:
2017-11-01
Acceptance date:
2017-11-01
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EISSN:
2398-502X
ISSN:
2398-502X
Pmid:
29062911
Source identifiers:
742541
Language:
English
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pubs:742541
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uuid:1b7e1f17-0df9-4805-86b9-ae9a77aa8da9
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pubs:742541
Deposit date:
2017-11-04

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