Doctors' attitudes to the care of children with HIV in South Africa.

@article{Fransman2000DoctorsAT,
  title={Doctors' attitudes to the care of children with HIV in South Africa.},
  author={D Fransman and Mignon Irene McCulloch and D Lavies and Gregory Gd Hussey},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2000},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={89-96}
}
A descriptive survey was conducted on the attitudes of medical staff to caring for HIV-infected children, in three teaching hospitals in Cape Town, South Africa. The study was designed to determine whether the knowledge of a patient's HIV-positive status affects the doctor's attitude and management, to determine doctors' perceived competence with regard to the management of paediatric AIDS and to identify their major concerns in the management of paediatric patients with HIV infection. The… CONTINUE READING

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