Nutrition

Supporting reviews

Updates on the management of severe acute malnutrition in infants and children

WHO commissioned the following reviews based on the prioritization of questions on the management of severe acute malnutrition that were not covered by the review conducted by the Southampton Health Technology Assessment Centre review: The effectiveness of interventions to treat severe acute malnutrition in young children: a systematic review.

  • Background review 1
    pdf, 653kb

    Roberfroid D. et al. Utilization of mid-upper arm circumference versus weight-for-height in nutritional rehabilitation programmes: a systematic review of evidence. 2013
  • Background review 2
    pdf, 673kb

    Roberfroid D. et al. Management of oedematous malnutrition in infants and children aged >6 months: a systematic review of the evidence. 2013
  • Background review 3
    pdf, 355kb

    Manary M, Iannoti L., Trehan I. Systematic review of vitamin A supplementation in the treatment of children with severe acute malnutrition. 2012
  • Background review 4
    pdf, 298kb

    Manary M. et al. Systematic review of the care of children with diarrhoea in the community-based management of severe acute malnutrition. 2012
  • Background review 5
    pdf, 321kb

    Manary M., Trehan I., Weisz A. Systematic review of transition phase feeding of children with severe acute malnutrition as inpatients. 2012
  • Background review 6
    pdf, 431kb

    Manary M., Trehan I. Systematic review of the role of fluid infusions and blood transfusions in the care of hospitalized children with severe acute malnutrition. 2012
  • Background review 7
    pdf, 352kb

    Manary M., Trehan I., Willumsen J. Systematic review of the care of HIV-infected children with severe acute malnutrition. 2012
  • Background review 8
    pdf, 1.20Mb

    Kerac M. et al. Admission and discharge criteria for the management of severe acute malnutrition in infants aged under 6 months. 2012
  • Background review 9
    pdf, 1.19Mb

    Kerac M. et al. Inpatient treatment of severe acute malnutrition in infants aged <6 months. 2012

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