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Hypothetical performance of syndrome-based management of acute paediatric admissions of children aged more than 60 days in a Kenyan district hospital.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether the outpatient, syndrome-based approach of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) protocol could be extended to the inpatient arena to give clear and simple minimum standards of care for poorly resourced facilities. METHODS: A prospective, one-year admission cohort retrospectively compared hypothetical performance of syndrome-based management with paediatrician-defined final diagnosis. Admission syndrome definitions were based on local adaptat...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Bulletin of the World Health Organization More from this journal
Volume:
81
Issue:
3
Pages:
166-173
Publication date:
2003-01-01
EISSN:
1564-0604
ISSN:
0042-9686
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:38613
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uuid:f6e69495-ace1-4f97-99cd-e2f800526b84
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pubs:38613
Source identifiers:
38613
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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