The world's scientific and social network for malaria professionals
Subscribe to free Newsletter | 11068 malaria professionals are enjoying the free benefits of MalariaWorld today

Clinician

‘As a clinician, you are not managing lab results, you are managing the patient’: How the enactment of malaria at health facilities in Cameroon compares with new WHO guidelines for the use of malaria tests

April 17, 2012 - 12:33 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Clare I.R. Chandler, Lindsay Mangham, Abanda Ngu Njei, Olivia Achonduh, Wilfred F. Mbacham, Virginia Wiseman
Reference: 
Social Science & Medicine, Volume 74, Issue 10, May 2012, Pages 1528-1535

MalariaWorldWe aimed to understand how malaria tests and antimalarial drugs are currently used as part of social interactions between health workers and patients at public and mission health facilities in Yaoundé and Bamenda and surrounding districts in the Northwest region of Cameroon.

Person: 
Organization: 
Country: 
Medical Condition: 

Travel clinic communication and non-adherence to malaria chemoprophylaxis

December 5, 2011 - 13:39 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Lorna Farquharson, Lorraine M. Noble, Ron H. Behrens
Reference: 
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2011, Pages 278-283

MalariaWorldThis study examined whether non-adherence could be predicted from verbal communication in the pre-travel consultation, and whether non-adherence was related to the quality of clinician–traveller communication.

Technology: 
Medical Condition: 

Open Access | The Platelet Count in Cerebral Malaria, Is It Useful to the Clinician?

July 2, 2010 - 10:19 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Yamikani Chimalizeni, Kondwani Kawaza, Terrie Taylor, and Malcolm Molyneux
Reference: 
Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 83(1), 2010, pp. 48-50

We studied children with cerebral malaria admitted to the pediatric research ward at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Malawi. We analyzed 1,811 children with cerebral malaria and compared them with 521 children with bacterial meningitis.

Country: 
Medical Condition: 
Medical Treatment: 
Subscribe to RSS - Clinician