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Managing severe infection in infancy in resource poor settings

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Reducing childhood mortality in resource-poor regions depends on effective interventions to decrease neonatal mortality from severe infection, which contributes up to a half of all neonatal deaths. There are key differences in resource-poor, compared to resource-rich, countries in terms of diagnosis, supportive care and treatment. In resource-poor settings, diagnosis is based on identifying clinical syndromes from international guidelines; microbiological investigations are restricted to a fe...

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Journal:
Early Human Development More from this journal
Volume:
88
Issue:
12
Pages:
957-960
Publication date:
2012-12-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-6232
ISSN:
0378-3782
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:364386
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uuid:a84e48a8-566b-4d5c-a65b-19d2a8dd2035
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364386
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2013-11-16

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