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Integrated Management of newborn and Childhood Illness Module: Learning Outcomes for Study Session 1 When you have studied this session, you should be able to: If a child needs modulee at home, develop an integrated treatment plan for the child and give the first dose of drugs in the clinic. You can see the relevant information from the case study has been recorded.

Answer It is important because Ethiopia has a very high infant mortality rate. You would complete the rest of the IMNCI assessment and refer her urgently after giving the necessary pre-referral treatments for her classifications, including treatment to prevent low blood sugar. You have seen that you have an important role to play in this respect.

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) | PSM Made Easy

This will increase the likelihood of you being able to obtain important information about her child. She had not had convulsions during this illness. A child omdule is two months old would be in the group two months up to five years, not in the group birth up to two months.

The child may stare blankly and appear not to notice what is going on around him. The Acknowledgements section is used to list, amongst other things, third party Proprietarylicensed content which is not subject to Creative Commons licensing. In Case Study 5. IMNCI is an integrated approach to child health that focuses on the wellbeing of the whole child.

Is the child able moudle drink or breastfeed? Proprietary content must be used retained intact and in context to the content at all times. See if the child vomits. A child with a general danger sign has a serious problem.


Look to see if the child wakens when the mother talks or shakes the child or when you clap your hands. You can check your answers with the Notes on the Self-Assessment Questions at the end of this Module. The case management process for sick children aged two months up to five years is presented on three charts:. Classification enables you to decide what imncu is wrong with the child. IMNCI will enable you to help reduce the number of babies and children in your community who become ill or die.

From the materials you have read so far, you know that if a child omdule any one of modue five general danger signs, that child must be considered seriously ill and therefore you should make an immediate referral to a health centre.

The top part of the sick child case recording moduoe for the above case is reproduced for you in Figure 1. 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. So you innci provide the best advice, you need to know what the general danger signs are in sick infants and children.

She lives in a high malaria risk area. All children aged two months up to five years should be checked first for the five general danger signs: Often the lethargic child does ,odule look at his mother or watch your face when you talk. This is the initial visit for this illness. For example, is the child able to take fluid into his mouth and swallow it? We have also identified as Proprietary other material included in the content which is not subject to Creative Commons Licence.

When you have completed the above steps, you should record what you have found on the sick i,nci case recording form. In short this allows you to use the content throughout the world mocule payment for non-commercial purposes in accordance with the Creative Commons non commercial sharealike licence. As shown in Figure 1. You should complete the mpdule of the assessment immediately and give urgent pre-referral treatments before sending the patient to the next facility.


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Most children with a general danger sign need urgent lmnci to hospital. The health worker talked to Fatuma, but the child did not watch her face. Up to five years means the child has not yet had his or her fifth birthday. Has the child had convulsions? She was not convulsing but was lethargic.

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI)

Every year about 9 million children in developing countries die before they reach their fifth birthday, many of them during the first year of life. The mother said kodule Fatuma was able to drink. Since management of the young infant aged from birth up to two months is somewhat different from the management of older infants and children, it is described on a different chart: As you read in the introduction, the core of the IMNCI strategy is integrated case management of the most common childhood problems, with a focus on the most important causes of death.

The IMNCI guidelines address most, but not all, of the major reasons a sick child is brought to a health facility. 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.

Identify treatment and treat After classifying all conditions, identify specific treatments for the child. In these stances, unless imnco otherwise, the content may be used for personal and non-commercial use.