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WHO/UNICEF recommended therapeutic food versus home based therapeutic food in the management of severe acute malnutrition: A randomized controlled trial.

Sunil Malik, Mahima Mittal, K P Kushwaha.

Abstract
Malnutrition is a major public health problem especially in the developing countries. The objective of the study was to compare WHO/UNICEF recommended therapeutic food with home based therapeutic food in the management of severe acute malnutrition. It was a randomized controlled trial at tertiary care level hospital with nutritional rehabilitation centre. Children (6 month to 5 years) having severe acute malnutrition were included in the study. Group A (n=74 children) was given WHO recommended therapeutic food and group B (n=75 children) was given home based therapeutic food. The mean rate of weight gain, gain in height and increase in mid-upper arm circumference were significantly higher (p

Key words: Home based therapeutic food; Severe acute malnutrition; Urinary creatinine; WHO recommended therapeutic food


 
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Malik S, Mittal M, Kushwaha KP. WHO/UNICEF recommended therapeutic food versus home based therapeutic food in the management of severe acute malnutrition: A randomized controlled trial.. Sudan J Paed. 2016; 16(2): 21-27.


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Malik S, Mittal M, Kushwaha KP. WHO/UNICEF recommended therapeutic food versus home based therapeutic food in the management of severe acute malnutrition: A randomized controlled trial.. Sudan J Paed. 2016; 16(2): 21-27.



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Malik S, Mittal M, Kushwaha KP. WHO/UNICEF recommended therapeutic food versus home based therapeutic food in the management of severe acute malnutrition: A randomized controlled trial.. Sudan J Paed. (2016), [cited August 03, 2022]; 16(2): 21-27.



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Malik, S., Mittal, . M. & Kushwaha, . K. P. (2016) WHO/UNICEF recommended therapeutic food versus home based therapeutic food in the management of severe acute malnutrition: A randomized controlled trial.. Sudan J Paed, 16 (2), 21-27.



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Malik, Sunil, Mahima Mittal, and K P Kushwaha. 2016. WHO/UNICEF recommended therapeutic food versus home based therapeutic food in the management of severe acute malnutrition: A randomized controlled trial.. Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics, 16 (2), 21-27.



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Malik, Sunil, Mahima Mittal, and K P Kushwaha. "WHO/UNICEF recommended therapeutic food versus home based therapeutic food in the management of severe acute malnutrition: A randomized controlled trial.." Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics 16 (2016), 21-27.



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Malik, Sunil, Mahima Mittal, and K P Kushwaha. "WHO/UNICEF recommended therapeutic food versus home based therapeutic food in the management of severe acute malnutrition: A randomized controlled trial.." Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics 16.2 (2016), 21-27. Print.



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Malik, S., Mittal, . M. & Kushwaha, . K. P. (2016) WHO/UNICEF recommended therapeutic food versus home based therapeutic food in the management of severe acute malnutrition: A randomized controlled trial.. Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics, 16 (2), 21-27.





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