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Update for ‘Caring for Severely Malnourished Children’ book

A short 4-page update for the book 'Caring for Severely Malnourished Children' has been prepared to reflect some important developments in the management of severely malnourished children since it was first published in 2003. In particular, the update includes community-based care and the use of ready-to-use therapeutic foods and enriched family foods, and antibiotic treatment of children with HIV.

The update is being inserted into all copies of the book sold by Teaching-aids At Low Cost (TALC), which costs £4.00 (£5.35 with an accompanying CD) plus postage and is available from TALC, P.O. Box 49, St Albans, Herts, AL1 5TX, UK. Fax: +44 1727 846852, email: info@talcuk.org website: http://www.talcuk.org

The update is also available in e-format from TALC, email: info@talcuk.org, or the authors, email: Ann.Hill@lshtm.ac.uk or annpatriciaburgess@yahoo.co.uk.

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Update for ‘Caring for Severely Malnourished Children’ book. Field Exchange 33, June 2008. p19. www.ennonline.net/fex/33/update

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