Severe Acute Malnutrition

Known as: Acute Malnutrition, Severe, Malnutrition, Severe Acute, Severe Acute Malnutrition [Disease/Finding] 
Acute form of MALNUTRITION which usually affects children, characterized by a very low weight for height (below -3z scores of the median World Health… (More)
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2016
2016
Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is associated with inadequate diet, low levels of plasma antioxidants and gut microbiota… (More)
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2015
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2015
The bacterial component of the human gut microbiota undergoes a definable program of postnatal development. Evidence is… (More)
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2014
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2014
Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is associated with increased severity of common infectious diseases, and death amongst children… (More)
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2014
2014
OBJECTIVES India has the highest prevalence of severe acute malnutrition (SAM). Severe anemia is one of the comorbidities… (More)
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2014
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2014
Therapeutic food interventions have reduced mortality in children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM), but incomplete… (More)
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2012
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2012
BACKGROUND Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) accounts for two million deaths worldwide annually. In those hospitalised with SAM… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND In therapeutic feeding programs (TFP), mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) shows advantages over weight-for-height Z… (More)
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2011
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2011
INTRODUCTION Mortality of children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in inpatient set-ups in sub-Saharan Africa still remains… (More)
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2007
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2007
Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) affects approximately 13 million children under the age of 5 and is associated with 1-2 million… (More)
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2006
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2006
Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is defined as a weight-for-height measurement of 70% or less below the median, or three SD or… (More)
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