Impact of treating young children with antimalarials with or without antibiotics on morbidity: a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Ghana.

@article{Chinbuah2013ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of treating young children with antimalarials with or without antibiotics on morbidity: a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Ghana.},
  author={Margaret A. Chinbuah and Martin Adjuik and Frank Cobelens and Kwadwo A. Koram and Mercy Abbey and Margaret Gyapong and Piet A. Kager and John O. Gyapong},
  journal={International health},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          228-35
        }
}
BACKGROUND Community health workers in Dangme-West district, Ghana, treated children aged 2-59 months with fever with either artesunate-amodiaquine (AAQ) or AAQ plus amoxicillin (AAQ + AMX) within a cluster-randomized controlled trial (registration no. TDR/UNDP Trial registration A: 20189). The intervention was introduced in a stepped-wedge manner. The aim of the study was reduction of mortality. This paper reports on the reduction of morbidity, notably anaemia, severe anaemia and severe… CONTINUE READING

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