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Malawi Medical Journal
College of Medicine, University of Malawi and Medical Association of Malawi
ISSN: 1995-7262
Vol. 23, No. 1, 2011, pp. 20-21
Bioline Code: mm11006
Full paper language: English
Document type: Special Article
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Malawi Medical Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2011, pp. 20-21

 en A new method of measuring mid upper arm circumference at Queen Elizabeth Central hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
Pollach, G & Mndolo, S


Pediatric anesthesia faces many challenges in Africa. Lack of personnel, equipment and late presentation are some of them. In Malawi malnutrition is another challenge. One in five children is underweight in Malawi. It is therefore necessary for the anaesthetist practising in the Malawian setting to be aware of the effects of malnutrition on their practice.

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