Basic or enhanced clinician training to improve adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster-randomised trial in two areas of Cameroon.

@article{Mbacham2014BasicOE,
  title={Basic or enhanced clinician training to improve adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster-randomised trial in two areas of Cameroon.},
  author={Wilfred F Mbacham and Lindsay J Mangham-Jefferies and Bonnie Cundill and Olivia A Achonduh and Clare I. R. Chandler and Joel N Ambebila and Armand Seraphin Nkwescheu and Dorothy Forsah-Achu and Victor Ndiforchu and Odile Tchekountouo and Mbuh Akindeh-Nji and Pierre Ongolo-Zogo and Virginia Wiseman},
  journal={The Lancet. Global health},
  year={2014},
  volume={2 6},
  pages={e346-58}
}
BACKGROUND The scale-up of malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) is intended to improve case management of fever and targeting of artemisinin-based combination therapy. Habitual presumptive treatment has hampered these intentions, suggesting a need for strategies to support behaviour change. We aimed to assess the introduction of RDTs when packaged with basic or enhanced clinician training interventions in Cameroon. METHODS We did a three-arm, stratified, cluster-randomised trial at 46 public… CONTINUE READING

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