Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition, Outcome and its Complications in Children admitted at tertiary level Centre (MTC) –A Prospective Study

Journal Title: Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research - Year 2016, Vol 4, Issue 2

Abstract

The present study was conducted in malnutrition treatment centre (MTC) at the department of paediatrics, Govt. Medical College, Kota for a period of one year from November 2012 to October 2013. A total of 54 (27 Male and 27 Female) patients were admitted during the study period, of which 57.41 % had loss of appetite, and 50% had anaemia, 46.30% had diarrhea, 35.19% had vomiting, 31.48% had acute respiratory tract infection, 12.96% had vitamin A deficiency, 11.11% had hypoglycaemia, Tuberculosis was diagnosed in 7.41% of cases. Odema were present in 7.41% cases, Malaria and Measles were diagnosed in 3.7% each, and dysentery was seen in 1.85 % cases. Timely identification and treatment of various co-morbidities is likely to break under-nutrition- disease cycle, and to decrease mortality and improve outcome.

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Dr Dinesh Kumar Meena

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Dr Dinesh Kumar Meena (2016). Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition, Outcome and its Complications in Children admitted at tertiary level Centre (MTC) –A Prospective Study. Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research, 4(2), 9509-9512. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-213302