Non-Attendance of Treatment Review Visits among Epileptic Patients in a Rural District, Zimbabwe

@inproceedings{Dewa2014NonAttendanceOT,
  title={Non-Attendance of Treatment Review Visits among Epileptic Patients in a Rural District, Zimbabwe},
  author={Evans Dewa and James January and Zibusiso Nyati-Jokomo and Patron Trish Mafaune and Shamiso Muteti and Julita Maradzika},
  booktitle={Journal of public health in Africa},
  year={2014}
}
Epilepsy is the most common condition reported through the psychiatric returns surveillance system in Gokwe South District. Review visits attendance is crucial to the successful control of seizures among epilepsy patients. We sought out to establish the attendance pattern of epileptic patients, prevalence of non-attendance and the associated factors. An analytic cross-sectional study was conducted where consenting respondents (N=110) were selected randomly from the district epilepsy register… CONTINUE READING

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