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Picot J, Hartwell D, Harris P, et al. The Effectiveness of Interventions to Treat Severe Acute Malnutrition in Young Children: A Systematic Review. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2012 Apr. (Health Technology Assessment, No. 16.19.)

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The Effectiveness of Interventions to Treat Severe Acute Malnutrition in Young Children: A Systematic Review.

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List of abbreviations

ANZCTR

Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Register

AOM

acute otitis media

ARS

amylase-resistant starch

ART

antiretroviral therapy

AUC

area under the curve

BMI

body mass index

CCT

controlled clinical trial (non-randomised)

CDC

Centers for Disease Control

CENTRAL

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

CFR

case fatality ratio

CHA

community health aide

CI

confidence interval

CRD

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

CRT

capillary refill time

CTRI

Clinical Trials Registry – India

DARE

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects

H/A

height-for-age

HAS

human albumin solution

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HIV−ve

human immunodeficiency virus sero-negative

HIV+ve

human immunodeficiency virus sero-positive

H-ORS

hypo-osmolar oral rehydration solution

HSD/5D

half-strength Darrow's in 5% dextrose

HTA

health technology assessment

IAP

Indian Academy of Pediatrics

ICDDR

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research

ICMH

Institute of Child and Mother Health

ICTRP

WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform

i.m.

intramuscular

IQR

interquartile range

ITT

intention to treat

i.v.

intravenous

KY

khitchri and yoghurt

LQ

lower quartile

MEIP

MEDLINE In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations

MUAC

mid-upper arm circumference

NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NGO

non-governmental organisation

NHS EED

Economic Evaluation Database

NIHR

National Institute for Health Research

NT

nucleotide

OR

odds ratio

ORS

oral rehydration solution

PEM

protein–energy malnutrition

PRISMA

Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

RCT

randomised controlled trial

ReSoMal

rehydration solution for malnutrition

RL

Ringer's lactate isotonic fluid

RR

risk ratio

RUTF

ready-to-use therapeutic food

SAM

severe acute malnutrition

SD

standard deviation

SE

standard error

SHTAC

Southampton Health Technology Assessment Centre

TB

tuberculosis

TFC

therapeutic feeding centre

UKCRN

UK Clinical Research Network

UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund

UQ

upper quartile

W/A

weight-for-age

W/H

weight-for-height

W/L

weight-for-length

WHO

World Health Organization

All abbreviations that have been used in this report are listed here unless the abbreviation is well known (e.g. NHS), or it has been used only once, or it is a non-standard abbreviation used only in figures/tables/appendices, in which case the abbreviation is defined in the figure legend or in the notes at the end of the table.

© 2012, Crown Copyright.

Included under terms of UK Non-commercial Government License.

Bookshelf ID: NBK98558

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