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NOT Open Access | Comparing the accuracy of lay diagnosis of childhood malaria and pneumonia with that of the revised IMCI guidelines in Nigeria

July 20, 2020 - 15:08 -- NOT Open Access
Elimian KO, Myles PR, Phalkey R, Sadoh A, Pritchard C
J Public Health (Oxf). 2020 Jul 15:fdaa103

Improving caregivers’ recognition of childhood malaria and pneumonia is crucial to early treatment and improving outcomes. The objective of this study was to assess the accuracy and reliability of caregivers’ recognition of malaria and pneumonia (lay diagnosis) as compared to the revised IMCI guidelines.

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