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Evaluation of short term integrated management of childhood illness training on the clinical competency of village doctors in Yunnan, China.
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PMID:  22919983     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Evaluate the clinical competency in detection and management complicated pneumonia, diarrhea, and measles cases of trainees who were village doctors in Puer city of Yunnan province, China.
MATERIAL AND METHOD: One hundred fifty four village doctors working in the border areas were trainedfor 5-day Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) training, which was adapted to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. Pre- and post-training assessment based on a modified WHO package was carried out.
RESULTS: Statistically significant improvements in almost allperformances were observed. However, the level of post-training achievement was still low. Correct classifications of severe pneumonia, measles, and diarrhea were found in 63.0% 54.3% and 83.5%, respectively in the post-training period
CONCLUSION: The training package needs to be further strengthened.
Authors:
Xiuyun Li; Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong; Pasuree Sangsupawanich; Xiaoling Xia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  Thailand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  890-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, The Second Affiliated Hospital ofKunming Medical University, Yunnan, PR China. lixiuyun929@hotmail.com
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