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Inapproriate prescription of cough remedies among children hospitalized with respiratory illness over the period 2002 to 2015 in Kenya

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Objective
To examine trends in prescription of cough medicines over the period 2002 to 2015 in children aged 1 month to 12 years admitted to Kenyan hospitals with cough, difficulty breathing or diagnosed with a respiratory tract infection.

Methods
We reviewed hospitalization records of children included in four studies providing cross-sectional prevalence estimates from government hospitals for 6 time periods between 2002 and 2015. Children with an atopic illness were ex...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/tmi.12831

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Mwaniki, P More by this author
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and International Health Journal website
Publication date:
2016-12-19
Acceptance date:
2016-12-19
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
Pubs id:
pubs:666662
URN:
uri:aee8e80c-5fe0-4dd8-bbb6-3f090108128a
UUID:
uuid:aee8e80c-5fe0-4dd8-bbb6-3f090108128a
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pubs:666662

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