Prevalence, profile and predictors of malnutrition in children with congenital heart defects: a case–control observational study

@inproceedings{Okoromah2011PrevalencePA,
  title={Prevalence, profile and predictors of malnutrition in children with congenital heart defects: a case–control observational study},
  author={Christy A. N. Okoromah and Ekanem N Ekure and Foluso Ebunoluwa Lesi and Wahab Oluwanisola Okunowo and Bolande O Tijani and Jonathan C Okeiyi},
  booktitle={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence, profile and predictors of severe malnutrition in children with congenital heart defects (CHDs). DESIGN Case-control, observational study. SETTING Tertiary teaching hospital in Lagos, Nigeria (March 2006 to March 2008). PARTICIPANTS Children aged 3-192 months with uncorrected symptomatic CHD and healthy controls, frequency matched for age and sex. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Prevalence of malnutrition based on WHO/National Center for Health Statistics… CONTINUE READING
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