Nicola Poole

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BACKGROUND Nepal has a high prevalence of chronic suppurative otitis media and hearing impairment. An improved understanding of patients' knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices is therefore important for effective healthcare planning and intervention. METHOD Questionnaires designed to explore their current knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices(More)
BACKGROUND Ear disease in Nepal is a common problem which, left untreated, can cause serious complications such as hearing impairment (HI). Evidence shows that HI is associated with educational difficulties, employment problems and social isolation. Currently, there is little qualitative literature investigating the long-term impact of ear disease, and none(More)
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