Patients had been recruited at level 1 or comparative trauma centers in 21 countries. The trial protocol was approved by regulatory authorities in each country and by the local or regional ethics committee for each participating center. This report is in keeping with the scholarly study design and procedures presented in the protocol. Eligibility A total of 10,519 male and female patients, 16 to 70 years, with severe nonpenetrating TBI were screened for eligibility at admission to the analysis hospitals. Patients were excluded if they had a GCS score of 3 and bilaterally fixed and dilated pupils, a life span of significantly less than 24 hours, prolonged or uncorrectable hypoxemia , hypotension during randomization, spinal-cord injury, pregnancy, only an isolated epidural hematoma, or coma that was suspected to be due to other causes primarily.Related StoriesCHLA researchers provide new expect infants with brief bowel syndromeRedefining malnutrition to boost treatment for pediatric patientsExperts to gather at DOHaD congress to handle challenges that impact wellness of kids, adolescents In 2008, UNICEF began a community-based method of combating acute malnutrition, using local volunteers. To deliver ‘ready-to-eat therapeutic food’ sachets to sick kids in the poorest districts, AFP writes, noting UNICEF has also delivered 10 million sachets of micronutrient powders – – products sprinkled on meals – – to 67,000 young children in the country’s poorest areas.