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Mini-review: Management of hypoglycaemia in children aged 0-59 months.

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Hypoglycaemia is associated with poor prognosis in many severe childhood illnesses especially in sub-Saharan Africa where the prevalence of malaria, diarrhoea and malnutrition remains high. Uncertainty, however, still persists regarding the significance, definition and management of childhood hypoglycaemia. As a step towards defining optimal, evidence-based diagnostic and management criteria, we (i) reviewed the evidence underlying current recommendations for the management of hypoglycaemia, ...

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10.1093/tropej/fmp109

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
Journal of tropical pediatrics
Volume:
56
Issue:
4
Pages:
227-234
Publication date:
2010-08-05
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EISSN:
1465-3664
ISSN:
0142-6338
URN:
uuid:7ab3027c-a265-451c-af82-46c08a9e55d7
Source identifiers:
191006
Local pid:
pubs:191006

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