Assessment of Malnutrition as a Risk Factor for Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Children under 5 yr Age at a Tertiary Hospital
作者: Sunil Raja ManandharPetter ThorellIda KallurSunil Kumar Joshi
作者单位: 1Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal
刊名: Journal of College of Medical Sciences-Nepal, 2019, Vol.15 (2), pp.107-111
来源数据库: Journal of College of Medical Science
DOI: 10.3126/jcmsn.v15i2.21840
原始语种摘要: Background: Malnutrition among young children is becoming a major public health concern in low income countries like Nepal where under nutrition remains one of the primary causes of ill health. Acute lower respiratory tract infection (ALRTI) and malnutrition in children are associated with morbidity and mortality in developing countries.Objective of this study was to assess ALRTI as a risk factor for malnutrition in children at Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital.Methods: This was a cross-sectional study con-ducted at Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital over 5 months duration (August - December 2017). Under 5 yrs children diagnosed as ALRTI were taken and healthy children from same age group attending the immunization clinic were the controls. Anthropometric measurements...
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  • 观察到的 因素
  • malnutrition 营养不足
  • children 子女
  • stunting 萎缩
  • immunization 免疫法
  • controls 控制机构
  • respiratory 呼吸过程
  • major 知的
  • remains 残渣
  • factor 因素
  • observed 因素