Annex: Where Referral I s Not Possible, and WHO guidelines for inpatient care. DANGERSIGNS,COUGH. DIARRHOEA. ASSESS AND CLASSIFY. 3. The IMNCI clinical guidelines target children less than 5 years old — the age group that bears the highest burden of deaths from common childhood diseases. Operational Guidelines for F-IMNCI, PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer ( KB). Participants Manual.

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Pre- and post-intervention observations pertaining to position and attachment in breastfeeding. A child with a general danger sign or a severe classification should be referred immediately to the health centre after giving appropriate pre-referral treatments.

It is important because Ethiopia has a very high infant mortality rate. All children aged two months up to five years should be checked first for the five general danger signs: Table 1 Pre- and post-intervention observations pertaining to position and attachment in breastfeeding.

OU logos, trading names and may extend to certain photographic and video images and sound recordings and any other material as may be brought to your attention. Case management can only be effective to the extent that families bring their sick children to a trained health worker such as you for care in a timely way. You are going to learn about these next.

This will tell you which chart you should use to assess, classify and determine the correct treatment and follow-up care. She imnic too weak to lift her head.

There are five general danger signs and these are set out in Box 1. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. If so, what are they? Many studies have documented the usefulness imndi mother’s milk, but literature is scanty regarding the prevalence imndi breastfeeding practices.

For example, is the child able to take fluid into his mouth and swallow it? However, no significant change was observed in correction of these when all criteria were combined.

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By adopting these two techniques, the attachment of the baby, especially suckling, significantly improved. For recording post-intervention observations, we contacted 25 mothers in our second visit after a gap of 10 days, 5 mothers in our third visit after a gap of 15 days, and 2 mothers could not be contacted. In short this allows you to use the content throughout the world without payment for non-commercial purposes in accordance with the Creative Commons non commercial sharealike licence.

The health worker gave Salem some water. Assessment includes checking the child for other health problems. Most children with a general danger sign need urgent referral to hospital. The presence of a general danger sign indicates a severe classification and the need for urgent referral. See also if the child is convulsing now. The awareness of the mother regarding breastfeeding time and interruptions during feeding was also assessed. Improving family and community health practices.

She had not been vomiting. The Acknowledgements section is used to list, amongst other things, third party Proprietarylicensed content which is not subject to Creative Commons licensing. This will increase the likelihood of you being able to obtain important information about her child.

iknci You should complete the rest of the assessment immediately and give urgent pre-referral treatments before sending the patient to the next facility. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

An unconscious child cannot be wakened. He does not respond when he is touched, shaken or spoken to. It is concluded that although IMNCI guidelines of breastfeeding are a useful tool for effective breastfeeding in rural areas, socio-cultural barriers should be taken care of while designing these guidelines, which are to be implemented in developing countries like India. When you ask the mother if the child is able to drink, make sure that she understands the question.

IMNCI chart booklet was used to illustrate correct and wrong breastfeeding practices. Whether it is an initial or follow-up visit, the mother may well be feeling anxious and it is important that you put her at her ease. A child with any general danger sign should be referred urgently after receiving urgent pre-referral treatment.

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Feasibility Study of IMNCI Guidelines on Effective Breastfeeding in a Rural Area of North India

Module 1 – Introduction. Integerated management of neonatal and childhood illness. There are two sets of charts, one for babies up to the age of two months and one set of three charts for babies and children from two months guidelones five years. We have also identified as Proprietary other material included in the content which is not subject to Creative Commons Licence. You will learn how to determine if a child is severely ill and needs urgent referral.

It was observed that following intervention, a significant number of mothers Make sure that any infant or child with any danger sign is referred after receiving urgent pre-referral treatment. Most children die from pneumonia, diarrhoea, malaria, measles or malnutrition and the IMNCI strategy is a way of reducing these deaths.

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI)

In this study, the IMNCI guidelines of breastfeeding helped mothers in bringing the babies close to them and turned towards them. Moreover, back pain as a result of supporting the baby with both hands prevented some mothers from using this particular technique while breastfeeding. Acknowledgments We thank all the participants. The paired t -test was used to test differences in observations between pre- and post-intervention periods.

In addition to treatment, the guidelines incorporate basic activities for illness prevention.

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Up to five years means the child has not yet had his or her fifth birthday. When using the content you must attribute us The Open University the OU and any identified author in accordance with the terms of the Creative Commons Licence.

North Indian women usually wear the salwaar kameej. Mothers had significantly shown improvement in breastfeeding time per session.