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The impact of rickets on growth and morbidity during recovery among children with complicated severe acute malnutrition in Kenya: A cohort study

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Background: The effects of rickets on children recovery from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is unknown. Rickets may affect growth and susceptibility to infectious diseases. We investigated the associations of clinically diagnosed rickets with life-threatening events and anthropometric recovery during one year following inpatient treatment for complicated SAM. Methods: Secondary analysis of clinical trial data amongst non-HIV infected Kenyan children with co... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/mcn.12569

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Thitiri, J More by this author
Mwalekwa, L More by this author
IVERSON, PO More by this author
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Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Maternal and Child Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
2
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Article: e12569
Publication date:
2017-11-27
Acceptance date:
2017-11-01
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EISSN:
1740-8709
ISSN:
1740-8695
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pubs:742587
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uri:aa536b28-c6a6-489a-b327-bdf6dd82ab88
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uuid:aa536b28-c6a6-489a-b327-bdf6dd82ab88
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pubs:742587

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