Recovery and relapse from severe acute malnutrition after treatment: a prospective, observational cohort trial in Pakistan

@article{Dale2018RecoveryAR,
  title={Recovery and relapse from severe acute malnutrition after treatment: a prospective, observational cohort trial in Pakistan},
  author={Nancy M Dale and Laila Salim and Lindsey M Lenters and Salim Sadruddin and Mark Myatt and Stanley Zlotkin},
  journal={Public Health Nutrition},
  year={2018},
  volume={21},
  pages={2193 - 2199}
}
Abstract Objective Millions of children suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in low- and middle- income countries. Much is known about the effectiveness of community treatment programmes (CMAM) but little is known about post-discharge outcomes after successful treatment. The present study aimed to evaluate post-discharge outcomes of children cured of SAM. Design Prospective, observational cohort study. Children with SAM who were discharged as cured were followed monthly for 6 months or… Expand
Incidence of severe acute malnutrition after treatment: A prospective matched cohort study in Sokoto, Nigeria
TLDR
It is shown that OTP‐cured children remain at a significantly excess risk of SAM, and programmes adopting a CMAM approach should strengthen follow‐up care and be integrated with other preventive services. Expand

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