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The health determinants of accessibility to clubfoot treatment in LMICs: A global exploration of barriers and solutions

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Background: Clubfoot or Congenital Talipes Equinovarus (CTEV) treatment in newborn infants involves simple, non-invasive manipulation and is primarily managed non-surgically if identified early. In low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), less than 15% of patients with CTEV access treatment. This cross-sectional questionnaire study conducted descriptive and regression analysis of institutional reasons for CTEV management in LMICs. Methods: A cross-sectional study was undertaken of 1,489 med...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.21106/ijma.453

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Publisher:
Global Health and Education Projects, Inc Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Maternal and Child Health and AIDS Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
2
Pages:
241-250
Publication date:
2021-12-02
Acceptance date:
2021-11-05
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EISSN:
2161-864X
ISSN:
2161-8674
Language:
English
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1222455
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pubs:1222455
Deposit date:
2021-12-07

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