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COLLEGE OF NURSING
Silliman University
Dumaguete City
INTEGRATEDMANAGEMENT OFCHILDHOODILLNESS (IMCI)
Submitted by:
Guevara, Marianne Daphne F.Perez, Jemimah JaneRondario, Jezro Mari T.
CHN- A3Submitted to:
Asst. Prof. Lourdes Babes Oliva
Clinical Instructor 
November 14, 2012
INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD ILLNESS (IMCI)
 
 I.
 
Definition
The Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) as astrategy deals with the management of common childhoodillnesses done in an integrated manner to reduce the mortalityand morbidity with the major causes of childhood illnesses.
II.
 
Objectives
1.
 
To significantly reduce global mortality and morbidityassociated with the major causes of disease in children.2.
 
To contribute to healthy growth and development of children.
III.
 
Components
1.
 
Improving case management skills of health workers2.
 
Improving the health system to deliver IMCI3.
 
Improving family and community health practices
IV.
 
Case Management Process
1.
 
Assess the child or young infant.
 
Take history and do physical examination.
 
Identify any danger sign present.a.
 
convulsions (during this illness)
o
 
lethargy/unconsciousness
o
 
inability to drink/breastfeed
o
 
vomiting
 
Ask about the four main symptoms.
o
 
cough
o
 
diarrhea
o
 
fever
o
 
ear problem
 
Review nutrition, immunization, vitamin A, dewormingstatus, and other problems.
 
 
 
MAKE SURE THAT A CHILD WITH ANY GENERALDANGER SIGN IS REFERRED
after the first dose of anappropriate antibiotic and other urgent treatments.2.
 
Classify the illness.
 
Take a decision of the severity of the illness.
 
Select a category or classification for each of the child’s
major symptoms which corresponds to the severity of the disease. (Classifications are not specific diseasediagnoses but they are categories used to determinetreatment.)
o
 
PINK
 –
urgent referral
IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULEAGE VACCINE
Birth BCG, Hep B16 Weeks DPT 1, OPV 1, Hep B 2, Hib110 weeks DPT 2, OPV 2, Hib 214 Weeks DPT 3, OPV 3, Hep B 3, Hib39 Months Measles12 to 15 months MMR
VITAMIN A PROPHYLAXISVITAMIN A SUPPLEMENTATION SCHEDULE:
The first dose at 6 months or above.Subsequent doses every 6 months.
ROUTINE WORM TREATMENT
Give every child
ALBENDAZOLE/MEBENDAZOLE
every6 months from the age of one year. Record the dose
on the child’s card.
 

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