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Citywide trauma experience in Kampala, Uganda: a call for intervention
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2002)
Objectives: To describe injuries and their emergency care at five city hospitals. Setting: Data were collected between January and December 1998 from casualty departments of the five largest hospitals of Kampala city, ...
Severe sepsis in two Ugandan hospitals: a prospective observational study of management and outcomes in a predominantly HIV-1 infected population
(Public Library of Science, 2009-11-11)
Background: Sepsis likely contributes to the high burden of infectious disease morbidity and mortality in low income countries. Data regarding sepsis management in sub-Saharan Africa are limited. We conducted a prospective ...
Effect of HIV-1 infection on malaria treatment outcome in Uganda patients
(Makerere University Medical School, 2007)
Background: Malaria and HIV-1 infection cause significant morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. HIV-1 increases risk for malaria with the risk increasing as immunity declines. The effect of HIV-1 infection on ...
Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine plus chloroquine or amodiaquine for uncomplicated falciparum malaria: a randomized, multisite trial to guide national policy in Uganda
The use of combinations of inexpensive drugs for the treatment of malaria in Africa has been proposed as an interim policy while awaiting the widespread availability of more effective regimens. We compared sulfadoxinepyrimethamine ...