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Maternal recall of symptoms associated with childhood deaths in rural east Africa.

Abstract:

Verbal autopsies (VA) are frequently used to determine causes of death for individuals for whom there is no reliable clinical information regarding the terminal illness. VA interviews are used to note key symptoms and signs recalled by relatives of the deceased and diagnoses ascribed according to the symptom complexes. The VA technique assumes that individual disease entities have discrete symptom complexes and that these can be accurately recognized and recalled by the interviewees. We have ...

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10.1093/ije/22.4.677

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
International journal of epidemiology
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
677-683
Publication date:
1993-08-01
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Source identifiers:
44153

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