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In these stances, unless stated otherwise, the content may be used for personal and non-commercial use. You will learn more about this later in this study session. The health worker talked to Fatuma, but the child did not watch her face. As shown in Figure 1. Assess feeding, including assessment of breastfeeding practices, and counsel to solve any feeding problems found.

Answer It is important because Ethiopia has a very high infant mortality rate. So you can provide the best advice, you need to know imncl the general danger signs are in sick infants and children.

Assess and classify the sick child Treat the child Counsel the mother. They may need lifesaving treatment with injectable antibiotics, oxygen or other treatments that may not be available modulr the health post. Improving case management skills of healthcare staff.

This study session has introduced you to the IMNCI case management process and outlined the importance of this in helping to reduce death, illness and modkle for babies and children in imndi community. First, you are going to look into the importance of the IMNCI strategy and the diseases that are addressed by this strategy.

If a family waits to bring a child to a health facility until the child is extremely sick, or takes the child to an untrained provider, the child is more likely to die from the illness.


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Up to five years means the child has not yet had his or her fifth birthday. For any child who has a general danger sign you must complete the rest of the assessment process immediately. We have also identified as Proprietary other material included in the content which is not subject to Creative Commons Licence. A child who is breastfed may have difficulty sucking when his nose is blocked.

Ethiopia has one of the highest under-five mortality rates with more thanchildren under the age of five dying every year.

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI)

Answer The four main steps are assessment, classification, identify treatment and follow-up care. Salem is 15 months old.

What action should you take if a child has one or more of the general danger signs? The general danger signs are signs of serious illness that are seen in children aged two months up to five years and will need immediate action to save the life of the child.

The mother said that Fatuma was able to drink. See also if the child is convulsing now. The health worker clapped her hands. She asked the mother to shake the child. A child with a general danger sign or a severe classification should be referred immediately to the health centre after giving appropriate pre-referral treatments. And why is it necessary for you, as a Health Extension Practitioner, to understand how it works?

If a child needs treatment at home, develop an integrated treatment plan for the child mkdule give the first dose of drugs in the clinic. As you can see in Box 1. Self-Assessment Questions SAQs for Study Session 1 Now that you have completed this study session, you can assess how well you have achieved its Learning Outcomes by answering these questions. The health worker gave Salem some water. Ask the moodule to return for follow-up on a specific date, and teach her how to recognise signs that indicate the child should return immediately to the health post.

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The Acknowledgements section is used to list, amongst other things, third party Proprietarylicensed content which is not subject to Creative Commons licensing. A child with a general danger sign has a serious problem. She had not been vomiting. Treatment is what will get the child better and may include referral to a hospital. However, if the child is sleeping and has cough or signs of difficult breathing, you must count the number of breaths first before you try to wake the child because it is easier to count the exact breathing rate when the child is calm.

When you have completed the above steps, you should record what you have found on the sick child case recording form. Most children with a general danger sign need u rgent referral to hospital. The IMNCI guidelines address most, but not all, of the major reasons a sick child is brought to a health facility.

Fatuma opened her eyes, but did not look around.

This study session outlines the guidelines for counselling mothers and other caregivers, something which you will also look at in more detail in Study Session 14 of this Module.

The child may lose consciousness or not be able to respond to spoken directions.