Informal Allopathic Provider Knowledge and Practice Regarding Hypertension in Urban and Rural Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Parr2012InformalAP,
  title={Informal Allopathic Provider Knowledge and Practice Regarding Hypertension in Urban and Rural Bangladesh},
  author={John Parr and Wietze Lindeboom and Masuma Akter Khanam and James Sanders and Tracey Lynn Perez Koehlmoos},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES Describe informal allopathic practitioner (IAP) knowledge and practice about management of hypertension and identify gaps in IAP knowledge and practice amenable to interventions. METHODS A cross sectional descriptive survey of 642 IAPs in Kamalapur (urban) and Mirsarai (rural) Bangladesh was conducted from March to April, 2011. Using a structured, pre-tested questionnaire sociodemographic, training, knowledge and practice data about management of hypertension was collected… CONTINUE READING
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