Prevalence of wasting among under 6-month-old infants in developing countries and implications of new case definitions using WHO growth standards: a secondary data analysis
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    Malnutrition in hospitalized children
    • Peter Cartledge, Specialist Trainee in Paediatrics
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      • Tom Lissauer, Linda Vaccari

    Dear Sir:

    We read with interest Marko Kerac's excellent article on wasting amongst under 6-month old infants in developing countries (1). There is a considerable amount of excellent research on how to identify malnutrition. We also have comprehensive, effective, evidence on how to manage malnutrition and reduce mortality (2). However, we and others have audited the identification of malnutrition in children...

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