Health Care Seeking Behavior among Caregivers of Sick Children Who Had Cerebral Malaria in Northwestern Nigeria

@inproceedings{Eseigbe2012HealthCS,
  title={Health Care Seeking Behavior among Caregivers of Sick Children Who Had Cerebral Malaria in Northwestern Nigeria},
  author={Edwin Ehi Eseigbe and Jane O. Anyiam and Gboye Olufemi Ogunrinde and Robinson D. Wammanda and Hassan Adamu Zoaka},
  booktitle={Malaria research and treatment},
  year={2012}
}
Cerebral malaria is a significant cause of childhood morbidity in our region. The challenges of effective management include time and quality of treatment. The study appraised the health care seeking behavior of caregivers of sick children who developed cerebral malaria, in Zaria, northwestern Nigeria. Caregivers indentified were parents 29 (87.9%) and grandparents 4 (12.1%). Most of them were in the upper social classes. Health care options utilized before presentation at our facility were… CONTINUE READING
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