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Effects of community-based follow-up care in managing severely underweight children.

Authors
  • Hossain, Md Iqbal
  • Nahar, Baitun
  • Hamadani, Jena D
  • Ahmed, Tahmeed
  • Brown, Kenneth H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2011
Volume
53
Issue
3
Pages
310–319
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e31821dca49
PMID: 21505367
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Positioning follow-up services in the community increases follow-up visits and promotes greater linear growth; providing SF, with or without PS, increases clinic attendance and enhances nutritional recovery. Community-based service delivery, especially including SF, permits better rehabilitation of greater numbers of severely underweight children.

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