Development of an instrument to assess nutritional risk factors for children infected with human immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Heller2000DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of an instrument to assess nutritional risk factors for children infected with human immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Linda Heller and Stephen Fox and K J Hell and Joseph A. Church},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={323-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To produce a simple and effective instrument to evaluate and monitor the nutritional risk of children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). DESIGN The test instrument was developed in consultation with 5 physicians, 5 nutritionists, and 5 social workers with expertise in caring for HIV-infected children. Patient information was collected through medical record review for 19 sociodemographic, 10 anthropometric, 4 biochemical, 6 dietary intake, and 19 medical factors… CONTINUE READING

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