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Clubfoot in Malawi: treatment-seeking behaviour.

Abstract:

We explore the treatment-seeking behaviour of guardians of patients undergoing treatment for clubfoot at clinics run by the Malawi National Clubfoot Programme (MNCP). Core data was collected and analysed using qualitative methodologies of critical medical anthropology. Sixty detailed case studies were completed, each based on an extended open-ended interview with patient guardians. Two positive drivers in seeking treatment for clubfoot were identified: a desire to correct the impairment; and ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1258/td.2011.110121
Journal:
Tropical doctor More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
4
Pages:
211-214
Publication date:
2011-10-01
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EISSN:
1758-1133
ISSN:
0049-4755
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:192897
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uuid:f4e4acec-9e93-4b3d-b21b-4e37793f3a2e
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pubs:192897
Source identifiers:
192897
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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