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Childhood Acute Illness and Nutrition (CHAIN) Network: a protocol for a multi-site prospective cohort study to identify modifiable risk factors for mortality among acutely ill children in Africa and Asia

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Introduction Children admitted to hospitals in resource-poor settings remain at risk of both inpatient and post-discharge mortality. While known risk factors such as young age and nutritional status can identify children at risk, they do not provide clear mechanistic targets for intervention. The Childhood Acute Illness and Nutrition (CHAIN) cohort study aims to characterise the biomedical and social risk factors for mortality in acutely ill children in hospitals and after...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028454

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1236-849X
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
5
Article number:
e028454
Publication date:
2019-05-05
Acceptance date:
2019-03-12
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ISSN:
2044-6055
Source identifiers:
987629
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uuid:8300f7b4-f4a3-4ffd-ae48-26aff069e82e
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pubs:987629
Deposit date:
2019-04-06

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