Survival Status and Predictors of Mortality among Children Aged 0-59 Months with Severe Acute Malnutrition Admitted to Stabilization Center at Sekota Hospital Waghemra Zone

@inproceedings{Desta2015SurvivalSA,
  title={Survival Status and Predictors of Mortality among Children Aged 0-59 Months with Severe Acute Malnutrition Admitted to Stabilization Center at Sekota Hospital Waghemra Zone},
  author={Kebede shitaye Desta},
  year={2015}
}
Background: The mortality rate of children with complicated severe acute malnutrition that receive treatment in inpatient set ups has remained unacceptably high. Such high mortality in inpatient units has been attributed to either co-morbidity such as Human Immune Virus, Tuberculosis, diarrhea and malaria or due to poor adherence to the World Health Organization therapeutic guidelines for the management of severe acute malnutrition. Objective: To assess survival status and identify the… CONTINUE READING

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