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Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children: Guidelines for the Management of Common Illnesses with Limited Resources [Russian]

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Russian: PDF [3.5MB] French: PDF [4.3MB] Portuguese: PDF [3.2MB] English: Web Page


This manual is intended for use by doctors, senior nurses, and other senior health workers who are responsible for the care of young children at the first referral level in developing countries. It presents up-to-date clinical guidelines for both inpatient and outpatient care in small hospitals where basic laboratory facilities and essential drugs and inexpensive medicines are available. It focuses on the inpatient management of the major causes of childhood mortality, such as pneumonia, diarrhoea, severe malnutrition, malaria, meningitis, measles, HIV infection, and related conditions.

Publisher: World Health Organization
Languages: Russian, French, Portuguese, English
Format: PDF
Region: Global
Audiences: Doctors/Physicians, Nurses, Other Healthcare Workers
Topic Areas: Opportunistic Infections & Associated Conditions, Complications of HIV in Children
Resource Type: Manuals