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Evaluation of the treatment guidelines, practices and outcomes of complicated severe acute malnutrition in children aged 0-59 months in sub-Saharan Africa: a study protocol for the SAMAC study
(Pan African Medical Journal, 2020)
Introduction: in hospitals across Africa, the case fatality rates of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have remained consistently high (over 20%), despite the existence of the WHO treatment guideline. This has been ...
Treatment outcomes and determinants of mortality in children aged 0-59 months diagnosed with complicated severe acute malnutrition in two referral hospitals in Ghana
(Taylor & Francis, 2020)
Background: Complicated severe acute malnutrition (SAM) poses an enormous threat to the survival of children. However, the relationship between admission characteristics and recovery, weight gain and the risk of mortality ...