Healthcare use for diarrhoea and dysentery in actual and hypothetical cases, Nha Trang, Viet Nam.

@article{Kaljee2004HealthcareUF,
  title={Healthcare use for diarrhoea and dysentery in actual and hypothetical cases, Nha Trang, Viet Nam.},
  author={Linda Kaljee and Vu Dinh Thiem and Lorenz von Seidlein and Becky L Genberg and Do Gia Canh and L{\^e} Hữu Thọ and Truong Tan Minh and L{\^e} Thị Kim Thoa and John David Clemens and Dang Duc Trach},
  journal={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          139-49
        }
}
To better understand healthcare use for diarrhoea and dysentery in Nha Trang, Viet Nam, qualitative interviews with community residents and dysentery case studies were conducted. Findings were supplemented by a quantitative survey which asked respondents which healthcare provider their household members would use for diarrhoea or dysentery. A clear pattern of healthcare-seeking behaviours among 433 respondents emerged. More than half of the respondents self-treated initially. Medication for… CONTINUE READING

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