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dc.creatorMata Jiménez, Leonardoes_ES
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-23T20:47:50Zes_ES
dc.date.available2015-07-23T20:47:50Zes_ES
dc.date.issued1982es_ES
dc.identifier.isbn0 12 484820 6es_ES
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10669/15102es_ES
dc.descriptioncapítulo de libro -- Universidad de Costa Rica, Instituto de Investigaciones en Salud. 1982es_ES
dc.description.abstractRepetitive infections induce malnutrition and growth retardation in children living in impoverished environments, even if food is available. Infection precipitates severe malnutrition in individuals already undernourished. Mechanisms include anorexia, nutrient losses, abnormal synthesis, and diversion from usual metabolic pathways. Infectious diarrheas, malaria, measles, and respiratory infections, all may cause malnutrition, disability, growth retardation, and death. In two different rural populations of Central America, differences in infant nutrition, health, and survival were more related to the infectious environment than to amount and quality of food consumed. Exposure to infection was related to living conditions. Thus, the public health goal should be to raise the quality of life in order to diminish the force of infection. Measures recommended are: improvement of environmental sanitation, exnsion of primary health care (including oral rehydration therapy and immUnoprophylaxis), and promotion of maternal technology (breast-feeding and child-care practice), family planning, and health education. The approach should be holistic.es_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipUniversidad de Costa Rica. Instituto de Investigaciones en Saludes_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipMinisterio de salud, Costa Ricaes_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipSAID Loan 515-T-026es_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipConsejo Nacional para Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas (CONICIT), Costa Ricaes_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipBritish ODAes_ES
dc.language.isoen_USes_ES
dc.publisherViral Diseasses in South-East Asia and the Wester Pacifices_ES
dc.sourceViral Diseases in South-East Asia and the Weatern Pacific: 56-76es_ES
dc.subjectDiarreaes_ES
dc.subjectDesarrollo del niñoes_ES
dc.subjectSalud públicaes_ES
dc.subjectNutrición del niñoes_ES
dc.titleMalnutrition and concurrent infections. Comparison of two populations with different infection rateses_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/bookPartes_ES
dc.typeCapítulo de libroes_ES
dc.description.procedenceUCR::Vicerrectoría de Investigación::Unidades de Investigación::Ciencias de la Salud::Instituto de Investigaciones en Salud (INISA)es_ES


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