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Criteria for Early Hospital Discharge of a Child Treated for Severe Malnutrition

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified criteria for early discharge of a severely malnourished child from the hospital prior to a full recovery. These can allow a child at low risk for complications to complete the recovery at home.

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