Learning curve of vesico-urinary ultrasonography in Schistosoma haematobium infection with WHO practical guide: a "simple to learn" examination.

@article{Bonnard2011LearningCO,
  title={Learning curve of vesico-urinary ultrasonography in Schistosoma haematobium infection with WHO practical guide: a "simple to learn" examination.},
  author={Philippe Bonnard and Samy Boutouaba and Ibrahima Diakhate and Modou Seck and Jean-Pierre Dompnier and Gilles Riveau},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2011},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={1071-4}
}
In developing countries, it is difficult to rally a radiologist to conduct field studies. Here, we report how a radiologist taught a clinician to carry out the ultrasound examination as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) record sheet for Schistosoma haematobium related lesions. In a population infected with S. haematobium, the learner and teacher performed two ultrasound exams and the results were compared. One hundred thirty-two children were prospectively included, during 8… CONTINUE READING