Comparison of weight-for-height and mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) in a therapeutic feeding programme in South Sudan: is MUAC alone a sufficient criterion for admission of children at high risk of mortality?

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/618865
Title:
Comparison of weight-for-height and mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) in a therapeutic feeding programme in South Sudan: is MUAC alone a sufficient criterion for admission of children at high risk of mortality?
Authors:
Grellety, Emmanuel; Krause, L Kendall; Shams Eldin, Manal; Porten, Klaudia; Isanaka, Sheila
Journal:
Public Health Nutrition
Abstract:
The present study was performed to describe the operational implications of using mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) as a single admission criterion for treatment of severe acute malnutrition in South Sudan.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press - We regret that this article is behind a paywall.
Issue Date:
25-Mar-2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/618865
DOI:
10.1017/S1368980015000737
PubMed ID:
25805273
Language:
en
ISSN:
1475-2727
Appears in Collections:
Nutrition

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorGrellety, Emmanuelen
dc.contributor.authorKrause, L Kendallen
dc.contributor.authorShams Eldin, Manalen
dc.contributor.authorPorten, Klaudiaen
dc.contributor.authorIsanaka, Sheilaen
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-21T16:36:26Z-
dc.date.available2017-03-21T16:36:26Z-
dc.date.issued2015-03-25-
dc.identifier.citationComparison of weight-for-height and mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) in a therapeutic feeding programme in South Sudan: is MUAC alone a sufficient criterion for admission of children at high risk of mortality? 2015:1-7 Public Health Nutren
dc.identifier.issn1475-2727-
dc.identifier.pmid25805273-
dc.identifier.doi10.1017/S1368980015000737-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/618865-
dc.description.abstractThe present study was performed to describe the operational implications of using mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) as a single admission criterion for treatment of severe acute malnutrition in South Sudan.en
dc.languageENG-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherCambridge University Press - We regret that this article is behind a paywall.en
dc.titleComparison of weight-for-height and mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) in a therapeutic feeding programme in South Sudan: is MUAC alone a sufficient criterion for admission of children at high risk of mortality?en
dc.identifier.journalPublic Health Nutritionen
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