Impact of IMCI training and language used by provider on quality of counseling provided to parents of sick children in Bougouni District, Mali.

@article{Gilroy2004ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of IMCI training and language used by provider on quality of counseling provided to parents of sick children in Bougouni District, Mali.},
  author={Kate E. Gilroy and Peter J Winch and Adama Diawara and Eric A Swedberg and F Thi{\'e}ro and Marie Kane and Zana Daou and Z Berth{\'e} and Abdoulaye Bagayoko},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2004},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={
          35-44
        }
}
This study evaluates the impact of the Integrated Management Of Childhood Illness (IMCI) training on quality of counseling provided to caregivers about administration of antimalarials to their children. Ten community health centers in southern Mali were randomized to either training or comparison arms of the study, and health providers' consultations with caregivers were observed. Out of a 10-point counseling scale (Cronbach's alpha=0.77), IMCI-trained providers completed an average of 1.47 (95… CONTINUE READING

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