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Predictors of health workers' knowledge about artesunate-based severe malaria treatment recommendations in government and faith-based hospitals in Kenya

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BACKGROUND:
Health workers' knowledge deficiencies about artesunate-based severe malaria treatment recommendations have been reported. However, predictors of the treatment knowledge have not been examined. In this paper, predictors of artesunate-based treatment knowledge among inpatient health workers in two hospital sectors in Kenya are reported.
METHODS:
Secondary analysis of 367 and 330 inpatient health workers randomly selected and interviewed at 47 government hospitals in 2016 ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12936-020-03341-2

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6457-6541
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3725-6088
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Article number:
267
Publication date:
2020-07-23
Acceptance date:
2020-07-17
DOI:
ISSN:
1475-2875
Pmid:
32703215
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1124028
Local pid:
pubs:1124028
Deposit date:
2020-10-30

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