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Predictors of death in under-five children with diarrhoea admitted to a critical care ward in an urban hospital in Bangladesh

Authored by: Chisti, M.J., Pietroni, M.A., Smith, J.H., et al

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Key Idea

A study of children under 5 years of age in Dhaka Bangladesh found that severely malnourished children were at a significantly increased risk (nearly 8x) of death from diarrhea than those who were not severely malnourished.

Key Idea

A study of children under 5 years of age in Dhaka Bangladesh found that severely malnourished children were at a significantly increased risk (nearly 8x) of death from diarrhea than those who were not severely malnourished.

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Chisti, M.J., Pietroni, M.A., Smith, J.H., et al 2011. Predictors of death in under-five children with diarrhoea admitted to a critical care ward in an urban hospital in Bangladesh. Acta Paediatrica. 100:e275-9.

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