International Journal of Clinical and Developmental Anatomy

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2017

  • Medical Factors Influencing Protein Energy Malnutrition in Children Under Five Years Old at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya

    Sherry Oluchina

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 21 July 2016
    Accepted: 30 July 2016
    Published: 14 April 2017
    Abstract: Introduction: Protein energy malnutrition (PEM) results from deficiency of proteins and energy. Objective: This study sought to determine the influence of medical factors on PEM in children below five years old at KNH. Method: 118 children under five years old plus their biological mothers participated in this cross-sectional quantitative study. Q... Show More