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Marasmus baby

baby wt 1360mg female emaciated

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S.its SAM, c marasmus Management Rx 1.Repeated RBS, coz these babies have severe Hypoglycaemia 2.prevent Hypothermia 3Maintain electrolyte balance, particularly Hypokalemia 4.Care of Infection Adv.CBC, sr.Plasma protein,Sr.Electrolytes,Sr.Crestinine,BUN,Blood Culture, CXR If Alert&appetite good.....>RUTF(ready to use Therapeutic Food) If not RT Feeding c adequate Caloric diet
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S.its SAM, c marasmus Management Rx 1.Repeated RBS, coz these babies have severe Hypoglycaemia 2.prevent Hypothermia 3Maintain electrolyte balance, particularly Hypokalemia 4.Care of Infection Adv.CBC, sr.Plasma protein,Sr.Electrolytes,Sr.Crestinine,BUN,Blood Culture, CXR If Alert&appetite good.....>RUTF(ready to use Therapeutic Food) If not RT Feeding c adequate Caloric diet
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Meticulous nursing care Naso gastric tube feeding Maintain proper temperature I v alimentation can also be given Baby should be isolated
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SUGGESTIVE OF MARASMAS SEVERE MALNUTRITION
Protein calorie malnutrition , Marasmus Nasogatric feeds , high protein ,high calorie feeds IV dextrose with vitamins Sudden death due to electrolyte abnormalities are to be watched for during correction ..
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