Articles Related to malnutrition
Malnutrition is a major challenge in caring for critically ill children. Therefore we aimed to assess the nutritional status in critically ill pediatrics. Methods: This is a prospective observational study carried out on180 children admitted into Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of Menoufia University Hospital. Clinical examination performed including anthropometric measurement, screening for malnutrition risk using Pediatric Yorkhill Malnutrition Score (PYMS) and determination of disease severity by Pediatric Risk of Mortality score (PRISM)
Factors Contributing to Malnutrition among Under-Fives: A Survey of Mubende Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda
Over 90% of children with stunted growth are situated in Africa and Asia. Nearly 45% of deaths among under-fives in low and middle income countries are associated with under nutrition.
Child Malnutrition and Associated Factors among Drought Affected Pastoralists in the Somali Region, Eastern Ethiopia
A study was conducted to determine the prevalence of malnutrition and the associated risk factors in children within the age of 6-59 months.
The Central Province of Zambia contains the majority of the nation’s malnourished children, despite being the most productive province in terms of Agriculture.
Serum Zinc, Iron and Urinary Iodine Levels and their Relationship to Other Indices of Malnutrition among Lactating Mothers in Two Agro-Ecological Zones of Rural Ethiopia
There are limited studies on the magnitude and severity of zinc, iron and iodine deficiency, in addition to inadequate serum ferritin levels and anaemia, among lactating mothers across different agro-ecological zones of rural Ethiopia.
Prevalence and Determinants of Undernutrition among School Age Slum Children in Dhaka City, Bangladesh
The study was aimed at assessing the prevalence of undernutrition and establishing the relationship between prevailing sociodemographic and environmental factor and undernourishment of children aged 6-12 years in four selected slums in Dhaka City, Bangladesh.
Severe prematurity at birth is an indicator of additional attention for the multidisciplinary team, since the newborn in this condition did not have the opportunity to develop organic systems under ideal conditions (intrauterine). Several factors may induce premature birth, malformation of organs or metabolic disruptions, however, additional attention has been given to inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) and deficiency/excess of key nutrients.
Comparison of Multisectoral approaches withstand alone Nutrition Specific Interventions to Address Malnutrition in Sanghar, Sindh
Improved nutrition of an individual or community can contribute to increased productivity, improvement of the economic status of household or the community due to improved physical capacities, increased immunity against diseases and increased life expectancy.
Malnutrition Featured During the Nigerian Civil War as both Classical Kwashiorkor and Nascent Paragonimiasis
During the Nigerian Civil War, the world community became aware of the deaths due to classical Kwashiorkor. However, the purpose of the present paper is to reveal that there was the hitherto unknown concomitant malnutrition disease due to paragonimiasis, this being due to eating poorly cooked crabs because of the stresses of war time.
Immunodeficiency refers to failure of immune system to encounter infections by different microbial pathogens such as fungi, bacteria, viruses and protozoan. This is called acquired or secondary immunodeficiency syndrome (SIS).
Studies on the Nutritional Status of School Age Children in Drought Affected Desert Environment of Western Rajasthan, India
Three stage sampling technique adopted covering 1497 school age children from 24 villages of Jodhpur district and examined at household level for their nutritional anthropometry, dietary and nutritional deficiencies. Growth retardation was observed. Wasting was in 22.4 percent children significantly higher in boys. Stunting and underweight was 36.6 and 43.9 percent (Less than Median–2SD).
Nutritional Status of Children and their Mothers, and its Determinants in Urban Capital and Rural Highland in Papua New Guinea
In Papua New Guinea (PNG), under-five mortality rate still remains high (69 per 1,000 live birth), and infectious diseases contribute to 38% of deaths among under-five children, possibly due to not only low immunization coverage but also undernutrition.
Bone marrow transplant (BMT) recipients often require parenteral nutrition (PN) to meet their nutrient needs. While general guidelines for the provision of PN support by nutrition support teams (NSTs) have been shown to decrease inappropriate PN use, recommendations for nutrition in BMT recipients are lacking.