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Observational follow-up study following two cohorts of children with severe pneumonia after discharge from day care clinic/hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  1. Hasan Ashraf1,
  2. Nur H Alam1,
  3. Mohammod Jobayer Chisti1,
  4. Mohammed Abdus Salam1,
  5. Tahmeed Ahmed1,
  6. Niklaus Gyr2
  1. 1Centre for Nutrition and Food Security (CNFS), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)
  2. 2Department of Internal Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hasan Ashraf; ashrafh{at}icddrb.org

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  • To cite: Ashraf H, Alam NH, Chisti MJ, et al. Observational follow-up study following two cohorts of children with severe pneumonia after discharge from day care clinic/hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. BMJ Open 2012;2:e000961. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-000961

  • Contributors HA, NHA and NG conceived the idea; HA, NHA and MAS contributed to study data interpretation; HA, MAS and NG wrote the paper. HA, NHA, MJC, MAS, TA and NG critically analysed and approved the manuscript.

  • Funding This work was supported by the Eagle Foundation (Geneva, Switzerland) (grant GR-00485).

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approval was provided by the Research and Ethical Review Committees of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • To cite: Ashraf H, Alam NH, Chisti MJ, et al. Observational follow-up study following two cohorts of children with severe pneumonia after discharge from day care clinic/hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. BMJ Open 2012;2:e000961. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-000961

  • Contributors HA, NHA and NG conceived the idea; HA, NHA and MAS contributed to study data interpretation; HA, MAS and NG wrote the paper. HA, NHA, MJC, MAS, TA and NG critically analysed and approved the manuscript.

  • Funding This work was supported by the Eagle Foundation (Geneva, Switzerland) (grant GR-00485).

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approval was provided by the Research and Ethical Review Committees of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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