• Assessment of hospitalization costs and its determinants in infants with clinical severe infection at a public tertiary hospital in Nepal 

      Shrestha, Suchita; Chapagain, Ram Hari; Purakayastha, Debjani Ram; Basnet, Srijana; Wadhwa, Nitya; Strand, Tor Arne; Basnet, Sudha (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Sepsis, an important and preventable cause of death in the newborn, is associated with high out of pocket hospitalization costs for the parents/guardians. The government of Nepal’s Free Newborn Care (FNC) service that ...
    • External validation of the RISC, RISC-Malawi, and PERCH clinical prediction rules to identify risk of death in children hospitalized with pneumonia 

      Rees, Chris A.; Hooli, Shubhada; King, Carina; McCollum, Eric D.; Colbourn, Tim; Lufesi, Norman; Mwansambo, Charles; Lazzerini, Marzia; Madhi, Shabir A.; Cutland, Clare; Nunes, Marta; Gessner, Bradford D.; Basnet, Sudha; Kartasasmita, Cissy B.; Mathew, Joseph L.; Zaman, Syed Mohammad Akram Uz; Paranhos-Baccalà, Gláucia; Bhatnagar, Shinjini; Wadhwa, Nitya; Lodha, Rakesh; Aneja, Satinder; Santosham, Mathuram; Picot, Valentina Sanchez; Sylla, Mariam; Awasthi, Shally; Bavdekar, Ashish; Pape, Jean-William; Rouzier, Vanessa; Chou, Monidarin; Rakoto-Andrianarivelo, Mala; Wang, Jianwei; Nymadawa, Pagbajabyn; Vanhems, Philippe; Russomando, Graciela; Asghar, Rai; Banajeh, Salem; Iqbal, Imran; MacLeod, William; Maulen-Radovan, Irene; Mino, Greta; Saha, Samir; Singhi, Sunit; Thea, Donald M; Clara, Alexey W.; Campbell, Harry; Nair, Harish; Falconer, Jennifer; Williams, Linda J.; Horne, Margaret; Strand, Tor Arne; Qazi, Shamim A.; Nisar, Yasir B.; Neuman, Mark I. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Existing scores to identify children at risk of hospitalized pneumonia-related mortality lack broad external validation. Our objective was to externally validate three such risk scores. Methods: We applied the ...