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Treatment of High-Risk Moderate Acute Malnutrition Using Expanded Admission Criteria

2018-08-30 22:07:14 | BioPortfolio

Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-30T22:07:14-0400

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Development and Field Testing of Ready-to-use-therapeutic Foods Made of Local Ingredients in Bangladesh for SAM Children

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Comparison of an Alternative Therapeutic Food for the International Food Aid Market to a Standard Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) for the Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition in Children

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Effect of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) Supplement After an Episode of Malaria Falciparum on Weight

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Ready to Use Therapeutic Food in the Rehabilitation of Severely Malnourished Children

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Amino-acid-enriched cereals ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) are as effective as milk-based RUTF in recovering essential amino acid during the treatment of severe acute malnutrition in children: An individually randomized control trial in Malawi.

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Feasibility assessment of an ergonomic baby wrap for kangaroo mother care: A mixed methods study from Nepal.

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The midwife as a guide for the application of the Kangaroo mother care method. A case report.

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Determination of milk/plasma ratio and milk and plasma pharmacokinetics of amoxicillin after intramuscular administration in lactating cows.

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A fixed-ratio combination of amoxicillin trihydrate (see AMOXICILLIN), an aminopenicillin, and potassium clavulanate (see CLAVULANIC ACID), a beta-lactamase inhibitor, used to treat a broad-spectrum of bacterial infections, especially resistant strains.

Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.

Prepared food that is ready to eat or partially prepared food that has a final preparation time of a few minutes or less.

Care of the newborn infant in a crib near the mother's bed, instead of in a nursery, during the hospital stay.

Care provided patients requiring extraordinary therapeutic measures in order to sustain and prolong life.

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