Edem K. Binka

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We collected clinical and morphologic data from children with diarrhea attending 3 diverse hospitals/clinics in Accra. Stool samples were tested for rotavirus and Cryptosporidium spp. In all, 58% of the children with diarrhea had rotavirus infections, 25% of which were of the G3 sero/genotype. The most common strains were G3P [6] (18.8%) and G2P [6](More)
Prescription of multiple antihypertensive medications for the treatment of essential hypertension (HTN) has been well described in adults but not in children and adolescents. The authors describe the frequency with which children with essential HTN are prescribed a single vs two or more concomitantly administered antihypertensive medications. They also(More)
The objective of this study was to determine if a training module improves the auscultation skills of medical students at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Second-year medical students completed pretests on 12 heart sounds followed by a 45-minute training module on clinical auscultation, with retesting immediately after the intervention and(More)
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