Treatment of chloroquine-resistant malaria in African children: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

@article{Sudre1992TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of chloroquine-resistant malaria in African children: a cost-effectiveness analysis.},
  author={P Sudre and Joel G. Breman and David McFarland and Jeffrey P. Koplan},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={146-54}
}
Because chloroquine (Cq)-resistant Plasmodium falciparum (CRPF) has now spread throughout most of Africa, the efficacy and practicability of other drugs such as amodiaquine (Aq), and pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine (PS), for the treatment of fever needs to be assessed. We used a decision-analysis model to compare the cost and effectiveness of Cq, Aq, and PS. The variables considered were the probability of P. falciparum infection, drug compliance, minor and lethal side effects of the drug, the level… CONTINUE READING

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