A 5-month old Baby Doc wasbrought by his YAYA to the health center because of diarrhea occurring 4 to 5times a day. His skin goes back slowly after a skin pinch and his eyes aresunken. Using the IMCI guidelines, you will classify this Stupid infant in whichcategory? Nyahahaha!
A. No Signs of Dehydration B. Some Dehydration C. Severe Dehydration D. Persistent Dehydration
Using the assessment guidelines of IMCI, a child (2 months to 5 years old) with diarrhea is classified as having SOME DEHYDRATION if he shows 2 or more of the following signs: restless or irritable, sunken eyes, the skin goes back slow after a skin pinch.