Producing National Drug and Therapeutic Information - The Malawi Approach to Developing Standard Treatment Guidelines
(1994; 49 pages) View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcknowledgements
Open this folder and view contentsIntroduction
Open this folder and view contentsMSTG 1 (First edition)
Open this folder and view contentsMSTG 2 (Second edition)
Close this folderAppendices
View the documentAppendix 1 - Background publications used in preparation of the guidelines
View the documentAppendix 2 - Sample page of MSTG 1 (December 1988) first draft
View the documentAppendix 3 - Sample page of MSTG 1 (May 1989) second draft
View the documentAppendix 4 - Sample page of MSTG 1 (July 1989) third draft
View the documentAppendix 5 - Sample page of MSTG 1 (November 1990) final version
View the documentAppendix 6 - Technical notes on MSTG 1
View the documentAppendix 7 - Cover page of MSTG 1
View the documentAppendix 8 - Modification form for MSTG 1
View the documentAppendix 9 - Sample page of MSTG 2 (July 1993) final version
View the documentAppendix 10 - Technical notes on MSTG 2
View the documentAppendix 11 - Cover page of MSTG 2
View the documentAppendix 12 - Comparison table for MSTG 1 and MSTG 2
View the documentAppendix 13 - District training workshops to introduce MSTG 2 and MPC
 

Appendix 12 - Comparison table for MSTG 1 and MSTG 2

Feature

MSTG1

MSTG2

Page size

A6 (105 x 149 mm)

A6 (105 x 149 mm)

No of pages

104

192

Thickness

7 mm

12 mm

Content

Cover page

single colour, no graphic

three colour with graphic

Foreword

Yes

Yes

Preface

Yes

Yes

Table of contents

Yes

Yes

National Drug Committee

No

Yes

Acknowledgements

No

Yes

Prescribing guidelines

No

Yes

Presentation of information

No

Yes

Number of conditions

102

122

Presentation of conditions

Alphabetical

By body system/disease group

Index

No

Yes

Modification form

Yes

Yes

Format/Layout

Fonts used:


Cover title

Dutch 16 pt bold caps
(in shaded box)

Architect 20 pt bold


Main (body) text

Dutch 8 pt

Arial truetype 8 pt


Header

Helvetica 12 pt underlined

Arial truetype 8 pt bold


Footer

Helvetica 8 pt

Arial truetype 8 pt bold caps


Disease titles

Dutch 12 pt in shaded box

Arial truetype 12 pt bold


Section titles

None

Arial truetype 12 pt bold caps


Foreword

Dutch 10 pt

Arial truetype 10 pt


Preface

Dutch 10 pt

Arial truetype 10 pt

Margins:


Outside

10 mm

10 mm


Inside

10 mm

10 mm


Top

10 mm

7.6 mm


Bottom

10 mm

7.6 mm


Bullets used

None

Round and arrow-head

Paper used


Inside pages

70 g white bond

70 g white bond


Cover

160 g blue card

160 g white semi-gloss art-board

Binding

2 staples in centre fold

2 staples in centre fold

Cost per copy (USD)

1.43

1.45/1.59 (second batch)

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