Proportion of Malnutrition - Kunduz Regional Hospital Northeast Region-Afghanistan

Submitted by : Dr Wais Lalzad Durani
University: Maulana Azad University
E-mail : drwais.basharmal@gmail.com
Supervisor's Name : Bhawana Sati
Year of award : 2018
Awards : Master of Public Health
Summary of Thesis

Malnutrition is a serious and debilitating condition, it is the result of the complex interplay between underlying diseases, disease related metabolic alterations and the reduced availability and absorption of nutrients. Malnutrition has been shown to adversely affect patients by increasing the risk of infection and pressure ulcer, delaying wounded healing, and decreasing nutrient absorption, accelerating the loss of muscle mass, lengthening of hospital stay and increasing mortality. With the consequences of malnutrition in mind, several tools have been developed to screen and assess, however their use in the clinical environment is inconsistent. Meeting the Nutrition requirements of child...

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THESIS CHAPTER SCHEME
Abstract                                                                                               4-6
  • Background information                                               4
  • Method                                                                                               4
  • Result                                                                                   4-5
  • Conclusion                                                                          5-6
Acknowledgment                                                                            7 Abbreviations                                                                                    10 List of tables                                                                                       11 List of graphs                                                                                     12 Chapter I- Overview of Malnutrition
  • What is Malnutrition 13
  • Introduction 13-16
  • Problem statement 16-17
  • Rational 17
1.3.1. Nutrition current situation and key issues 17 1.3.2. Causes of Malnutrition                                                      17 1.3.2.1. Immediate causes                                  18 1.3.2.2. Inadequate food intake                                       18 1.3.2.3. Presence of infection                                            18 1.3.3. Causes and consequences of acute and chronic malnutrition           18-19 1.3.4. Intervention module                                                          19-20 1.4.     Hypothesis                                                                                             20 1.5.     Objectives                                                                                              20 1.5.1. Primary objective                                                                      20 1.5.2. Secondary objectives                                                               20   Chapter II-Literature Review 2.1. Introduction                                                                                              21-22 2.2. Cultural factors                                                                                         23 2.3. Socio economics status                                                                         23.24 2.4. Disease and infection                                                                            24-25 2.5. Mother`s knowledge in child nutrition                                           25 2.5. Nutritional Status                                                                                    26 Chapter 3-Methododlogy 3.1. Methodology and Study design (Cross Sectional)                      27 3.2. Sample size and sampling technique                                               28 3.3. Data collection                                                                                          28 3.4. Data analysis                                                                                              29 3.5. Study population                                                                                     29 3.6. Purpose of study                                                                                     30 3.7. Study area                                                                                                  30 3.7. Health Infrastructure                                                                             30 Chapter 4-Result and Discussions 4.1.         Result and Discussions                                                                   33-38 4.2.     Recommendations                                                                             38-41 References                                                                                                         42-46 Annexes Annex I-Questioner                                                                                        47-52 Annex II-Interview schedule                                                                      53 Ethical consideration and Study limitations                                           54    

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