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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Publisher:
ELSEVIER Publisher's website
Volume:
88
Issue:
12
Pages:
957-960
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ISSN:
0378-3782
URN:
uuid:ecd8e485-047e-4c47-8f7a-61c6c6e9f1e3
Source identifiers:
434219
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pubs:434219

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