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What clinical signs best identify severe illness in young infants aged 0-59 days in developing countries? A systematic review.

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Despite recent overall improvement in the survival of under-five children worldwide, mortality among young infants remains high, and accounts for an increasing proportion of child deaths in resource-poor settings. In such settings, clinical decisions for appropriate management of severely ill infants have to be made on the basis of presenting clinical signs, and with limited or no laboratory facilities. This review summarises the evidence from observational studies of clinical signs of severe...

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10.1136/adc.2010.186049

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood
Volume:
96
Issue:
11
Pages:
1052-1059
Publication date:
2011-11-01
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Source identifiers:
199213
Language:
English
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uuid:d0a2739e-a076-4e2c-b429-d8e05fdbde19
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pubs:199213
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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