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Mortality after inpatient treatment for diarrhea in children: a cohort study

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Background: There is an increasing recognition that children remain at elevated risk of death following discharge from health facilities in resource-poor settings. Diarrhea has previously been highlighted as a risk factor for post-discharge mortality. Methods: A retrospective cohort study was conducted to estimate the incidence and demographic, clinical, and biochemical features associated with inpatient and 1-year post-discharge mortality amongst children ag... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12916-019-1258-0

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0000-0002-9328-6903
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Wellcome Trust
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077092/B/05/F
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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OPP1131320
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Medical Research Council
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MR/L004364/1
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BioMed Central
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Volume:
17
Article number:
20
Publication date:
2019-01-28
Acceptance date:
2019-01-10
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1741-7015
Pmid:
30686268
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English
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969121
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2019-02-09

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