Implementation of a symptomatic approach leads to increased efficiency of a cholera treatment unit

Eduardo Ticona, Daniela E. Kirwan, Jaime Soria, Robert H. Gilman

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Abstract

Cholera is a disease of poverty that remains prevalent in resource-limited countries. The abrupt emergence of an epidemic frequently takes communities and health systems by surprise. Spread is rapid and initial mortality high: delays in organizing an appropriate response, lack of health worker training, and high patient numbers contribute to high rates of complications and deaths. Copyright

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)570-573
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume91
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases

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