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She lives in a high malaria risk area. She was not able to drink from a cup. Assess feeding, including assessment of breastfeeding practices, and counsel to solve any feeding problems found.

If a child should be immunized, give immunizations. The health worker checked Fatuma for general danger signs.

Learning Outcomes for Study Session 1 When you have studied this session, you should be able to: If the child has a general danger sign you should complete the rest of the assessment process immediately. 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. Ask the mother if the child has had convulsions during this current illness.

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI)

In these stances, unless stated otherwise, the content may be used for personal and non-commercial use. When you are assessing a sick child, a combination of individual signs leads to one or more classificationsrather than to a diagnosis. You have seen that you have an important role to play in this respect.

Moduls example, the guidelines do not describe the management of trauma or other acute emergencies due to accidents or injuries.

What do you need to do next and why? The case management process for sick children aged two months up to five years is presented on three charts: Classification enables you to decide what exactly is wrong with the child. Ask the caregiver 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.


The IMNCI guidelines address most, but not all, of the major reasons a sick child is brought to a health facility.

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

The case management process for sick children aged two months up to five years is presented on three charts:. For any child who has a general danger sign you must complete the rest of the assessment process immediately. As shown in Figure 1. Then counsel imnnci mother about her own health.

Most children die from pneumonia, diarrhoea, malaria, measles or malnutrition and the IMNCI strategy is a way of reducing these innci. For example, is moduls child able to take fluid into his mouth and swallow it? Does iknci child vomit everything? Proprietary content must be used retained intact and in context to the content at all times. So you can provide the best advice, you need to know what the general danger signs are in sick infants and children.

You need to understand how it works because you will be the person who will be using the strategy and explaining to parents the reasons for everything you imhci. The clinical guidelines are designed for the management of sick children aged from birth up to five years. Identify treatment and treat Inmci classifying all conditions, identify specific treatments for the child. Improving family and community health practices.

The guidelines give instructions for how to routinely assess a child for general danger signs or possible bacterial infection in a young infantcommon illnesses, malnutrition and anaemia, and to look for other problems. 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 disability for babies inmci children in your community.

Answer The four main steps are assessment, classification, identify treatment and follow-up care. From the materials you have read so far, you know that if a child has any one of the five general danger signs, that child must be considered seriously ill and therefore you should make an immediate referral to a health centre.


Therefore you should find out the age of the child from the mother or from a record chart if this is a follow-up visit and there is already information available to you.

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. A child who is two months old would be in the group two months up to five years, not minci the group birth up to two months. A child with a general danger sign has a serious problem.

See kmnci the child vomits. You should always use the chart booklet whenever you manage under-five children. In addition to modu,e, the guidelines incorporate basic activities for illness prevention.

Often the lethargic child does not look at his mother or watch your face when you talk. Please read this licence in full along with OpenLearn terms and conditions before making use of the content.

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.

She was too modulf to lift her head. A mother and child arrive at the health post. Give her time to answer. Use words the mother understands. A follow-up visit has a different purpose from an initial visit. Since IMNCI takes a holistic approach to assessing, classifying and treating childhood illnesses it is important to look for general danger signs as well as symptoms and signs of specific childhood illnesses.

In Case Study 5. A child with any general danger sign should be referred urgently after receiving urgent pre-referral treatment. As imnnci can also see in Figure 1.