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  1. Can general practitioners carry out drug delivery and periodic examination of leprosy patients in Raipur City ?

    Article - En anglais

    An intervention study to improve the MDT coverage of leprosy patients by involving general practitioners (GPs) was carried out in Raipur city.

    Most of the GPs (84%) were willing to undertake drug delivery and periodic examination of the leprosy patients.

    After involving GPs, the proportion of the patients registered for treatment increased from 33% to 89.2%, The cohort regularity was 57% only which was lower than that found in the Upgraded Urban Leprosy Centre.

    Drug compliance as found out by the pill count was 91%. Most of the patients (87%) were happy with the services provided by the GPs.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Lèpre, Mycobactériose, Bactériose, Infection, Programme sanitaire, Prescription médicale, Surveillance sanitaire, Inde, Asie, Homme, Médecin généraliste, Peau pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Leprosy, Mycobacterial infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Sanitary program, Medical prescription, Sanitary surveillance, India, Asia, Human, General practitioner, Skin disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0478533

    Code Inist : 002B05B02L1. Création : 22/03/2000.