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  1. Illness and efficiency of health services delivery in a district hospital.

    Article - En anglais

    Demographic data, medical problems and diagnosis, and efficiency of laboratory investigations and drug administration were evaluated in all patients admitted to an adult medical ward over a one month period at a district hospital in Kenya.

    The results show that the medical ward serves a poor, cosmopolitain population in the economically productive age range.

    Mental disorders (16%), symptoms and ill-defined conditions (16%), and infective and parasitic disease (15%) were the most common diagnoses.

    Out of 999 orders and/or results, 357 were delayed, interrupted, never done, or never received.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Service santé, Evaluation, Traitement, Diagnostic, Homme, Kenya, Afrique, Efficacité, Hôpital

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health service, Evaluation, Treatment, Diagnosis, Human, Kenya, Africa, Efficiency, Hospital

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

    Cote : 93-0164237

    Code Inist : 002B30A04A. Création : 199406.