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The prognostic value of dipstick urinalysis in children admitted to hospital with severe malnutrition

Archives of Disease in Childhood

Jun 1, 2010

Nahashon ThuoKathryn Maitland

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Children with severe malnutrition (SAM) present to hospital with an array of complications, resulting in high mortality despite adherence to WHO guidelines. Diagnostic resources in developing countries are limited and bedside tests could help identify high-risk children. Dipstick urinal...read more

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Sepsis
Hospitalization
Coliform bacteria
Urinalysis; Qualitative or Semiquantitative, Except Immunoassays
Observation Method - Dipstick
Portion of Urine
Nitrites
Bacterial Sepsis
Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination
Urinary Tract Infection
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The prognostic value of dipstick urinalysis in children admitted to hospital with severe malnutrition

Archives of Disease in Childhood

Jun 1, 2010

Nahashon ThuoKathryn Maitland

PMID: 20371590

DOI: 10.1136/adc.2009.168211

Abstract

Children with severe malnutrition (SAM) present to hospital with an array of complications, resulting in high mortality despite adherence to WHO guidelines. Diagnostic resources in developing countries are limited and bedside tests could help identify high-risk children. Dipstick urinal...read more

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Sepsis
Hospitalization
Coliform bacteria
Urinalysis; Qualitative or Semiquantitative, Except Immunoassays
Observation Method - Dipstick

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