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Risk Factors of Berkley et al (Including Mid Upper Arm Circumference) for Predicting Inpatient Mortality of Malnourished Children in Kenya

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

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Berkley et al identified screening criteria for identifying malnourished children at significant risk for inpatient mortality. This demonstrated that the mid upper arm circumference can be a useful screening tool in areas with limited heath resources. The authors are from Kenya Medical Institute Centre for Geographic Medicine Research in Kilifi, the University of Oxford, the Institute of Child Health (London) and Imperial College (London).

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