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Bioimpedance index for measurement of total body water in severely malnourished children: Assessing the effect of nutritional oedema

Girma, T; Kæstel, P; Workeneh, N; Mølgaard, C; Eaton, S; Andersen, GS; Michaelsen, KF; ... Wells, JC; + view all (2016) Bioimpedance index for measurement of total body water in severely malnourished children: Assessing the effect of nutritional oedema. Clinical Nutrition , 35 (3) pp. 713-717. 10.1016/j.clnu.2015.05.002. Green open access

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Abstract

Restoration of body composition indicates successful management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM). Bioimpedance (BI) index (height(2)/resistance) is used to predict total body water (TBW) but its performance in SAM, especially with oedema, requires further investigation.

Type: Article
Title: Bioimpedance index for measurement of total body water in severely malnourished children: Assessing the effect of nutritional oedema
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2015.05.002
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2015.05.002
Language: English
Additional information: © 2016. This manuscript version is published under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Non-derivative 4.0 International licence (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). This licence allows you to share, copy, distribute and transmit the work for personal and non-commercial use providing author and publisher attribution is clearly stated. Further details about CC BY licences are available at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0. Access may be initially restricted by the publisher.
Keywords: Bioimpedance index, Body composition, Severe malnutrition, Total body water
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health > Developmental Biology and Cancer Dept
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health > Population, Policy and Practice Dept
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1469942
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