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Health outcomes, pathogenesis and epidemiology of severe acute malnutrition (HOPE-SAM): rationale and methods of a longitudinal observational study

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Introduction Mortality among children hospitalised for complicated severe acute malnutrition (SAM) remains high despite the implementation of WHO guidelines, particularly in settings of high HIV prevalence. Children continue to be at high risk of morbidity, mortality and relapse after discharge from hospital although long-term outcomes are not well documented. Better understanding the pathogenesis of SAM and the factors associated with poor outcomes may inform new therapeutic... Expand abstract
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10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023077

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108065/Z/15/Z to AJP
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206225/Z/17/Z to CDB
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Article number:
e023077
Publication date:
2019-02-01
Acceptance date:
2018-11-07
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2044-6055
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939914
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2018-11-09

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