General principles of malnutrition management

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General principles of malnutrition management
« on: December 07, 2014, 12:51:48 PM »
There are ten essential steps for management:
Step 1: Treat/prevent hypoglycaemia
Step 2: Treat/prevent hypothermia
Step 3: Treat/prevent dehydration
Step 4: Correct electrolyte imbalance
Step 5: Treat/prevent infection
Step 6: Correct micronutrient deficiencies
Step 7: Start feeding cautiously including breast feeding
Step
8:
Achieve catch-up growth
Step
9: Provide sensory stimulation and emotional support
Step 10: Prepare for discharge and follow-up after recovery

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Re: General principles of malnutrition management
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2014, 01:00:01 PM »
Important information indeed..

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Re: General principles of malnutrition management
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2014, 11:39:35 PM »
Each of the steps are responsible for severe malnutrition....