Inpatient FAQs

In this section we have tried to provide answers to questions commonly asked by doctors, nurses and other medical professionals treating severely malnourished children in hospital.

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Find answers to questions about feeding severely malnourished children, treating dehydration, infections, micronutrient deficiencies, anaemia and shock. Also find answers to questions about hospital triage and implementation of the WHO guidelines when resources are constrained.