ALRI


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ALRI

 Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
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Since the signs and symptoms of infections, including ALRI, is less pronounced in neonates, recognition of illness may be difficult, and infections may progress more quickly allowing less time to seek care (14).
This reveals the major success of selective primary healthcare programmes and the gaps to be bridged for ensuring further advances, particularly for care of newborns and for ALRIs.
To remedy this situation, the NIEHS has funded what is perhaps the first randomized intervention trial in the rural highlands of western Guatemala to attempt to directly measure the change in incidence of ALRI and other diseases after the installation of stoves with chimneys in households using open fires for cooking and heating [see "New Stoves for Better Children's Health?
The same applies to low birth-weight, which is associated with impaired immune response (23,24), lung function (25,26), and mortality due to ALRI (27).
without accounting for the specific activities and movement patterns of individuals), females > 5 years of age had excess risk of ARI and ALRI.
Figure 3 shows the ARI and ALRI rates for infants and children (0-4 years of age Figure 3A) and young and adult individuals (5-49 years of age Figure 3B) plotted against average daily exposure to [PM.
As an aside, the actual role of rhinovirus and adenovirus in the pathogenesis of ALRI is unclear, as the two viruses are frequently found in healthy controls.
14) Alberta Law Reform Institute, Joint Ventures (Edmonton: ALRI, 2012).
Children: Report for Discussion, ALRI Publications, 1, 3, 5 (Jan.
The Bangladesh study [22] reported that 46 percent of URI and 65 percent of ALRI episodes lasted 15 days or more without giving any more details.
The authors estimated the incidence of RSV-associated ALRI in children younger than 5 years, stratified by age, using data from a systematic review of studies published between January 1995 and June 2009, and 10 unpublished population-based studies.