The Standard Treatment Guidelines (STG) serves as one of the means by which quality of care can be provided for patients seeking health care. Through the
use of well-established methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of common diseases seen in our health facilities, this edition brings together essential
and current knowledge necessary for prescribers to provide the best of care to
patients. Furthermore, by developing this document within the framework of the essential medicines program, it serves as an effective way of containing cost of treatment
for both patients and the health sector and can also be used as a training material
for health care providers.
This 2nd edition of the Standard treatment guidelines is aimed at 3 levels of
health care based on the new healthcare-tier system, i.e General Hospital, Primary
Hospital and Health Centers, both for public and private through out the country and will assist health care professionals in their treatment choices. Care was taken in
the process of the review of this edition to ensure a guide that will be acceptable
and useful to all...