Diagnosis and Treatment of Leprosy Reactions in Integrated Services - The Patients' Perspective in Nepal

@inproceedings{Raffe2013DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and Treatment of Leprosy Reactions in Integrated Services - The Patients' Perspective in Nepal},
  author={Sonia Raffe and Min B. Thapa and Saraswoti Khadge and Krishna Tamang and Deanna Alisa Hagge and Diana N J Lockwood},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2013}
}
UNLABELLED Leprosy care has been integrated with peripheral health services, away from vertical programmes. This includes the diagnosis and management of leprosy reactions, which cause significant morbidity. We surveyed patients with leprosy reactions at two leprosy hospitals in Nepal to assess their experience of leprosy reaction management following integration to identify any gaps in service delivery. METHODS Direct and referral patients with leprosy reactions were interviewed in two of… CONTINUE READING
2
Twitter Mentions

Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 16 CITATIONS

Exploratory urinary metabolomics of type 1 leprosy reactions.

  • International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
  • 2016
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

Immunodiagnostics for Leprosy

VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 14 REFERENCES

Leprosy scenario in Nepal.

  • JNMA; journal of the Nepal Medical Association
  • 2008
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

The continuing challenges of leprosy.

  • Clinical microbiology reviews
  • 2006
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS

Treatment of leprosy: science or politics?

  • Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH
  • 2006
VIEW 1 EXCERPT