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An exploration of mortality risk factors in non-severe pneumonia in children using population-based clinical data from Kenya.

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Childhood pneumonia is the leading infectious cause of mortality in children aged less than five years, with 96% of the incidences worldwide each year occurring in LMICs where based on severity, <13% of these cases are deemed life-threatening and require hospitalisation. Recent updates to guidelines provided by World Health Organisation’s to guide management of pneumonia recommend outpatient care for a population of children previously classified as high risk. This ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12916-017-0963-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Funding agency for:
English, M
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097170
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
15
Pages:
201
Publication date:
2017-06-01
Acceptance date:
2017-06-02
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
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698476
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pubs:698476
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uuid:8e0d635e-e116-4dd2-8672-1cc4df11fbff
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pubs:698476
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2017-06-05

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