Mothers and childhood pneumonia: What should the focus of public campaigns be?

@inproceedings{Ekure2012MothersAC,
  title={Mothers and childhood pneumonia: What should the focus of public campaigns be?},
  author={En Ekure and Ci Esezobor and Balogun and M Mukhtar-Yola and Oo Ojo and Ij Emodi and Ai Omoigberale and Osa Oviawe and Cc Ezechukwu and Ao Olowu and Wn Ogala and Do Esangbedo},
  year={2012}
}
Background: Prompt administration of antibiotics to children with pneumonia significantly reduces the probability of death. However this requires early identification of such children in the community. In a country such as Nigeria with one of the highest pneumoniarelated deaths, what do mothers know about pneumonia, and what should be the content of public campaign messages? Methods: A structured questionnaire was administered to mothers attending paediatric clinics of Lagos University Teaching… CONTINUE READING

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