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This project is being conducted with an aim to find out energy expenditure, body composition and recovery rates in children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) receiving community-based nutritional rehabilitation therapy
1. To assess energy expenditure and body composition by stable isotope techniques in children with Severe Acute Malnutrition
2. To evaluate the potential usefulness of body composition assessment as a predictor of outcome in children with SAM, based on stable isotope technique and multi-frequency bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA)
- Parents of children of age 6 months to 3 years
- Resident of study area
- Children with congenital malformations
- Chronic debilitating illnesses
- Refusal by parents to enroll in study
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Nutrition education, RUTF, Kitchri
Aga Khan University
Aga Khan University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:00:59-0400
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