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Treatment of SAM children without Routine medicine

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Anonymous 2287

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23 Oct 2013, 06:07

There are many occasions where CMAM program run out of routine medicines mainly Amoxicillin yet the provision of Plumpy Nut continues. Is there any study done so far to see the effectiveness of treatment of SAM using PLumpy Nut only with out providing Amoxicillin?

Rogers Wanyama

Emergency Nutrition Specialist

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23 Oct 2013, 12:05

Hi Anonymous 2287 The link below are related studies showing addition of antibiotics in outpatient SAM management was associated with a significant improvement in recovery and mortality rates. Rogers

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