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Perception and Satisfaction with Received Information Regarding Treatment for Intestinal Parasitic Infection in Cuban Patients

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.307
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519-24
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The study investigated patients' perceptions and satisfaction with received information regarding treatment for intestinal parasitic infection in a public health institution in Cuba. The results suggest that more inclusion in the treatment process could guarantee users’ compliance with health providers.

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Objective: To determine the patients' perceptions and satisfaction with received information regarding treatment for intestinal parasitic infection in a public health institution.

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05 Jan, 2015
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e-Published: 27 May, 2015

A Randomized, Controlled, Open-label Trial Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Chloroquine in the Treatment of Giardiasis in Children

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Pages: 
607–11
Synopsis: 
This randomized clinical trial evaluated the efficacy and safety of two drugs in the treatment of Giardia lamblia infection in Cuban children. The authors demonstrated that chloroquine, for five days, was as efficacious as metronidazole in treating Giardia lamblia.

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Background: Giardia duodenalis is among the commonest protozoan parasites in the intestinal tract of humans and may cause significant morbidity worldwide. Although there are several antigiardial agents, treatment failures have been commonly reported.

Objective: To compare the efficacy and safety of chloroquine (CQ) versus metronidazole (MTZ) in the treatment of children with confirmed G duodenalis mono-infection.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013
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