Malnutrition: more than the eye can see.

  title={Malnutrition: more than the eye can see.},
  author={Frank C van Leth and J G M Hans Koeleman and Ayub Manya},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  volume={77 10},
OBJECTIVES To assess the magnitude of malnutrition in a hospital setting and to relate anthropometric measures to the clinical diagnosis of malnutrition. DESIGN A descriptive study whereby anthropometric measures (length and weight) were taken of every child under the age of five years who was admitted to the hospital. The anthropometric data were analysed using the EPI-Info statistical package, which calculates z-scores for weight-for-age, weight-for-height and height-for-age. As reference… CONTINUE READING

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