Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 17th, 2004
"Nurses working in a regional hospital represent the largest group of health care workers in Uganda. Four hundred seventy-seven nurses and midwives completed the HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitude surveys (86% response rate)," scientists in Uganda report.
"Approximately 95% (n=452) had provided care to HIV/AIDS patients; yet 86% (n=388) believed resources to obtain HIV/AIDS information were inadequate," wrote M. Walusimbi and coworkers.
"Fear of contagion was great (47%, n=232). HIV/AIDS knowledge gaps included 'precaution and transmission' (64.7%) and 'agent and...
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