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dc.contributor.authorAkagbosu, Cynthia O.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-04T15:24:47Z
dc.date.available2015-08-04T15:24:47Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.date.submitted2013
dc.identifier.other
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/12040
dc.descriptionThesis (M.A.)--Boston Universityen_US
dc.description.abstractBackground: The antimalarial prescription response that community health workers (CHWs) and hospital workers in Africa give when faced with the new rapid diagnostic testing technologies for malaria. Objectives: To understand why health workers subsequent treatment patterns are not always in alignment with the diagnostic result, especially when faced with negative test results- they frequently prescribe anti-malaria drugs despite these negative results. Data Sources: Articles stemming from PubMed, the WHO, and the CDC. In reference to the PubMed articles used for the presentation of published results, the articles range from 2007-2012 and were found via PubMed using the MeSH search terms Africa, malaria, rapid, Malaria/diagnosis, health, community, residence characteristics, hospital, and hospitals. [TRUNCATED]en_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherBoston Universityen_US
dc.titleReview of adherence to malaria rapid diagnostic testing in different health care settingsen_US
dc.typeThesis/Dissertationen_US
etd.degree.nameMaster of Artsen_US
etd.degree.levelmastersen_US
etd.degree.disciplineMedical Sciencesen_US
etd.degree.grantorBoston Universityen_US


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