Knowledge and acceptability of the rectal treatment route in Laos and its application for pre-referral emergency malaria treatment

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Rectal artesunate has been shown to reduce death and disability from severe malaria caused by delays in reaching facilities capable of providing appropriate treatment. Acceptability of this mode of drug delivery in Laos is not known. In 2009 the acceptability of rectal treatments was evaluated among the general Lao population and Lao doctors in a national… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-9-342

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