2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0021-75572009000300007
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Avaliação antropométrica, fatores de risco para desnutrição e medidas de apoio nutricional em crianças internadas em hospitais de ensino no Brasil

Abstract: Objective: To evaluate risk factors for malnutrition, nutritional status and nutritional support provided in hospitalized children.Methods: This longitudinal study prospectively followed, for 3 consecutive months, all children under 5 years of age (n = 907) hospitalized in general pediatric medical wards of 10 Brazilian university-based hospitals. For data collection, a standard questionnaire was used and nutritional condition was evaluated at hospital admission and discharge: weight-for-height, weight-for-age… Show more

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“…The occurrence of diarrhea could be due to the use of unsafe source of water supply and low coverage of pit latrine. This study result was in agreement with the study reported from Brazil in 2009 and Nepal [19] [22].…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 94%
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“…The occurrence of diarrhea could be due to the use of unsafe source of water supply and low coverage of pit latrine. This study result was in agreement with the study reported from Brazil in 2009 and Nepal [19] [22].…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 94%
“…Cross-sectional studies conducted in different parts of the world [14]- [17] have shown that boys are at higher risk of stunting than girls. Some study conducted in India and Brazil describe that the great vulnerability of boys over girls at this age is a yet not well understood phenomenon [18] [19]. Despite, this may leads to an argument that sex preference may be practiced by mothers in community based nutrition implementing district than non-CBNP district.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Crianças que são admitidas em hospital, principalmente em unidades de terapia intensiva, apresentam um risco elevado para desenvolver desnutrição, principalmente crianças com doença de base e condições clínicas graves 15 .…”
Section: Discussionunclassified
“…A desnutrição aguda é comum em ambiente hospitalar, por ser reflexo direto da perda de peso. Já a desnutrição crônica, afeta a estatura por comprometer o crescimento desejável, provavelmente por alguma deficiência nutricional prolongada [37,38] .…”
Section: Resultsunclassified
“…Sim 72 (33,2) 73 (33,6) 72 (33,2) 0,949* Não 27 (38,6) 20 (28,6) 23 (32,9) De modo geral, a anemia na infância pode comprometer o desenvolvimento físico, cognitivo e o sistema imune. Nesse caso, a depressão imunológica causada por essa doença pode afetar também o estado nutricional e aumentar as chances de hospitalização.…”
Section: Pcr Elevada 287unclassified