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Try to explain why each of these steps is essential and must not be missed out, using your own words.

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI)

Whether it is an initial or follow-up visit, the mother may well be feeling anxious and it is important that you put her at her ease. IMNCI aims to reduce death, illness and disability, and to promote improved growth and development among children under five years of age.

When you ask the mother if the child is able to drink, make sure that she understands the question. Fatuma opened her eyes, but did not look around.

In short this allows you to use the content throughout the world without payment for non-commercial purposes in accordance with the Creative Commons non commercial sharealike licence. IMNCI is a strategy that integrates all available measures for health promotion, prevention and integrated management of childhood diseases through their early detection and effective treatment, and promotion of healthy habits within the family and community.

A child who vomits everything will not be able to hold down food, fluids or oral drugs. Does Salem have any danger signs? Since she is able to feed, you would ask the mother to breastfeed Fatuma or give her a coffee cup of milk or sugar-water solution.


See if the child vomits.

Whenever a sick baby or child under five comes to your health post you should use the IMNCI chart booklet to help you know how to assess, classify and treat the child. What action should you take if a child has one or more of the general danger signs? If the child is not yet two months of age, the child is considered a young infant. We reserve the right to alter, amend or bring to an end any terms and conditions provided here without notice.

Ask the mother if the child seems unusually sleepy or if she cannot wake the child. If the mother replies that the child is not able to drink or breastfeed, ask her to describe what happens when she offers the child something to drink. The top part of the sick child case recording form for the above case is reproduced for you in Figure 1.

A child returning with chronic problems or less common illnesses may require special care which is not described in this Module.

The health worker gave Salem some water. Often the lethargic child does not look at his mother or watch your face when you talk.

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The IMNCI guidelines are designed for the management of sick children from birth moduke to five years old. There are two sets of charts, one for babies up to the age of two months and one set of three charts for babies and children from two months to five years. If the child was seen a few days before for the same illness, this is a follow-up visit.

Give her time to answer. For example, is the child able to take imncci into his mouth and swallow it? The case management process for sick children aged two months up to five years is presented on three charts:.


Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) | PSM Made Easy

When you jodule assessing a sick child, a combination of individual signs leads to one or more classificationsrather than to a diagnosis. The case management process for sick children aged two months up to five years is presented on three charts: Most children die from pneumonia, diarrhoea, malaria, measles or malnutrition and the IMNCI strategy is a way of reducing these deaths. If a child should be immunized, give immunizations. Ethiopia has one of the highest under-five mortality rates with more thanchildren under the age of five dying every year.

In these stances, unless stated otherwise, the content may be used for personal and non-commercial use. Provide practical treatment instructions, moduoe teaching the caregiver how to give oral drugs, how to feed and give fluids during illness, and how to treat imbci infections at home.

Answer The four main steps are assessment, classification, identify treatment and follow-up care. Since management of the young infant aged from birth up to two months is somewhat different from the management of older infants imncl children, it is described on a different chart: She was too weak to lift her head.

Improving the health systems. In Case Study 5. Learning Outcomes for Study Session 1 When you have studied this session, you should be able to: She had not been vomiting.