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Nutritional care of children and adults with Ebola virus disease in treatment centres

World Health Organization; UNICEF; World Food Programme, (2014)

. Interim Guidelines. This interim guideline lays out some basic principles of optimal nutritional care for adults and paediatric patients during treatment and convalescence in Ebola treatment units, community care centres or to other centres where Ebola patients are receiving care and support. It highlights the key clinical problems in patients affected by Ebola virus disease (EVD) that may interfere with their nutritional status and overall clinical support in the context of the current Ebola crisis, and summarizes their nutritional needs. It does not provide specific advice on fluid management in cases of vomiting, diarrhoea and dehydration or parenteral nutrition

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness

World Health Organization; UNICEF; Ministry of Health & Welfare, New Delhi, (2009)

Physician Chart Booklet

IMCI Chart Booklet

World Health Organization, (2014)

The IMCI chart booklet is for use by doctors, nurses and other health professionals who see young infants and children less than five years old. It facilitates the use of the IMCI case management process in practice and describes a series of all the case management steps in a form of IMCI charts. These charts show the sequence of steps and provide information for performing them. The IMCI chart booklet should be used by all health professionals providing care to sick children to help them apply the IMCI case management guidelines. Health professionals should always use the chart booklet for easy reference.The chart booklet is divided into two main parts because clinical signs in sick young infants and older children are somewhat different and because case management procedures also differ between these age groups. Sick child aged 2 months to 5 years This part contains all the necessary clinical algorithms, information and instructions on how to provide care to sick children aged 2 months to 5 years. Sick young infant aged up to 2 months This part includes case management clinical algorithms for the care of a young infant aged up to 2 months. Each of these parts contains IMCI charts corresponding to the main steps of the IMCI case management process.

Early Essential Newborn Care – Clinical Practice Pocket Guide

World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Western Pacific,, (2013)

This Guide aims to provide health professionals with a user-friendly, evidence-based protocol to essential newborn care – focusing on the first hours and days of life. The target users are skilled birth attendants including midwives, nurses and doctors, as well as others involved in caring for newborns. This pocket book provides a step-by-step guide to a core package of essential newborn care interventions that can be administered in all health-care settings. It also includes stabilization and referral of sick and preterm newborn infants but intensive care of newborns is outside the scope of this pocket guide

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