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Oxygen and pulse oximetry in childhood pneumonia: a survey of healthcare providers in resource-limited settings.

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Globally, pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children <5 years of age. Hypoxemia, a frequent complication of pneumonia, is a risk factor for death. To better understand the availability of oxygen and pulse oximetry, barriers to use and provider perceptions and practices regarding their role in childhood pneumonia, we conducted a survey using a convenience sampling strategy targeting clinicians working in resource-limited countries. Most respondents were physicians from public distr...

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10.1093/tropej/fmr103

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
Journal:
Journal of tropical pediatrics More from this journal
Volume:
58
Issue:
5
Pages:
389-393
Publication date:
2012-10-01
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EISSN:
1465-3664
ISSN:
0142-6338
Language:
English
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pubs:356665
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uuid:b79c204b-b728-47b1-aca9-918bef4555aa
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pubs:356665
Source identifiers:
356665
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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