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Severe malnutrition in infants aged <6 months—Outcomes and risk factors in Bangladesh: A prospective cohort study

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Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) affects ~4 million infants under 6 months (u6m) worldwide, but evidence underpinning their care is “very low” quality. To inform future research and policy, the objectives of our study were to identify risk factors for infant u6m SAM and describe the clinical and anthropometric outcomes of treatment with current management strategies. We conducted a prospective cohort study in infants u6m in Barisal district, Bangladesh. One group of 77 infants had SAM (weight‐...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/mcn.12642

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ORCID:
0000-0002-8780-8760
Connell, N More by this author
Mothabbir, G More by this author
McGrath, M More by this author
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Maternal and Child Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
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Article: e12642
Publication date:
2018-07-04
Acceptance date:
2018-06-26
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EISSN:
1740-8709
ISSN:
1740-8695
Pubs id:
pubs:894215
URN:
uri:7a5d3890-7850-4707-abd6-a3641fb51588
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uuid:7a5d3890-7850-4707-abd6-a3641fb51588
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pubs:894215

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