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How will you manage this child using the IMCI guidelines?
Assessment of a 2-year old child revealed baggy pants.



A. Refer the child urgently to a hospital for confinement.
B. Coordinate with the social worker to enroll the child in a feeding program
C. Make a teaching plan for the mother, focusing on menu planning for her child.
D. Assess and treat the child for health problems like infections and intestinal parasitism.

This question is part of EASY IMCI QUESTION.
Asked by Mactrhill, Last updated: Feb 17, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 05, 2017

Refer the child urgently to a hospital for confinement.

Answer: (A) Refer the child urgently to a hospital for confinement. Baggy pants is a sign of severe marasmus. The best management is urgent referral to a hospital.
 

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