Underutilization of the available services by the needy disabled leprosy patients in government leprosy control unit Puttoor, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, South India.
This study was undertaken to find out the deformity profile, utilization of disability care services, factors associated with underutilization and the impact of educating leprosy patients with visible disabilities in self-care practices in the area covered by the LCU Chittoor The disability prevalence rate in the area was 15 per 10 000 population.
Training of the staff and teaching leprosy patients in self-care practices has shown a remarkable improvement in skin texture and ulcer situation of disabled leprosy patients.
Mots-clés Pascal : Lèpre, Mycobactériose, Bactériose, Infection, Besoin, Corrélation, Utilisation, Système santé, Disponibilité, Homme, Andhra Pradesh, Inde, Asie, Peau pathologie, Surveillance sanitaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Leprosy, Mycobacterial infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Need, Correlation, Use, Health system, Availability, Human, Andhra Pradesh, India, Asia, Skin disease, Sanitary surveillance
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0478530
Code Inist : 002B05B02L1. Création : 22/03/2000.