Development and technical basis of simplified guidelines for emergency triage assessment and treatment in developing countries. WHO Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) Referral Care Project.

@article{Gove1999DevelopmentAT,
  title={Development and technical basis of simplified guidelines for emergency triage assessment and treatment in developing countries. WHO Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) Referral Care Project.},
  author={S Gove and Giorgio Tamburlini and Elizabeth Molyneux and P L Whitesell and Harry Campbell},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1999},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={473-7}
}
Simplified guidelines for the emergency care of children have been developed to improve the triage and rapid initiation of appropriate emergency treatments for children presenting to hospitals in developing countries. The guidelines are part of the effort to improve referral level paediatric care within the World Health Organisation/Unicef strategy integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI), based on evidence of significant deficiencies in triage and emergency care. Existing emergency… CONTINUE READING

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