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dc.contributor.advisor en_US
dc.contributor.author Angala, Suoma P. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-07T14:07:47Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-07T14:07:47Z
dc.date.issued 2000 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11070/234
dc.description Includes bibliographical references en_US
dc.description.abstract en_US
dc.description.abstract Tuberculosis is a serious infectious disease, and is on rise and is revisiting both developed and developing countries. Globally, it is the leading cause of death resulting from a single infectious disease en_US
dc.description.abstract Therefore, a study was conducted to determine how health workers managed patients diagnosed with tuberculosis, and how diagnosed patients understood the most important aspects of the disease tuberculosis en_US
dc.description.abstract A descriptive survey design, using questionnaires were used to gather the data from 53 patients and 15 health workers. For the purpose of this study the population was also the sample en_US
dc.description.abstract The study revealed that significant deficits in the knowledge of the disease and its management are apparent in patients and health workers involved in their care en_US
dc.description.abstract Recommendations based on this research report include improving of education and in-service training, and restructuring of existing structures to improve the management of tuberculosis as a whole en_US
dc.format.extent x, 84, [12] p en_US
dc.format.extent ill., map en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.subject Tuberculosis en_US
dc.subject Nursing en_US
dc.subject Patients en_US
dc.subject Health research en_US
dc.title The knowledge and management of Tuberculosis among patients and health workers at Otjiwarongo hospital, Otjozondjupa region, Namibia en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.degree Windhoek en_US
dc.description.degree Namibia en_US
dc.description.degree University of Namibia en_US
dc.description.degree Master of Nursing Science en_US
dc.masterFileNumber 2287 en_US


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