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WHO Recommendations on the Management of Diarrhoea and Pneumonia in HIV Infected Infants and Children [electronic resource] : Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)

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Geneva : World Health Organization, 2011.
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1 online resource (60 p.)
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Other Title:
WHO Recommendations on the Management of Diarrhoea and Pneumonia in HIV Infected Infants and Children
Subjects:
HIV-positive children -- Complications -- Treatment -- Case studies.
HIV infections -- Research.
AIDS-related complex -- Treatment -- Complications.
Diarrhea in children -- Complications -- Treatment.
Pneumonia in children -- Effect of managed care on.
Child welfare.
Maternal and infant welfare.
Medical subjects:
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive.
Lung Diseases.
Age Groups.
Lentivirus Infections.
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes.
Respiratory Tract Infections.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral.
Immune System Diseases.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
Persons.
Respiratory Tract Diseases.
Retroviridae Infections.
Signs and Symptoms.
Diseases.
Virus Diseases.
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms.
Named Groups.
RNA Virus Infections.
Pneumonia.
Diarrhea.
HIV Infections.
Infant.
Child.
Local subjects:
AIDS (Disease) -- Economic aspects. (search)
AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy. (search)
AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Services for. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
To improve survival and quality of life among the 2.5 million children living with HIV a comprehensive package of prevention care and treatment is required. This package should include management of infections such as pneumonia diarrhoea malaria and ear infections as well as common opportunistic infections and HIV-related co-morbidities. WHO is developing a series of guidelines on each of these conditions following the GRADE approach. The document on the management of pneumonia and diarrhoea in HIV-infected infants and children is the first of this series. The recommendations are similar to th
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Contributor:
World Health Organization. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, Content Provider
ISBN:
92-4-068953-2
OCLC:
885122623