Producing National Drug and Therapeutic Information - The Malawi Approach to Developing Standard Treatment Guidelines
(1994; 49 pages) View the PDF document
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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 3 - Sample page of MSTG 1 (May 1989) second draft

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1. Amoebiasis

Treatment in Adults:

Recommended:

Metronidazole tabs 200mg: 2 × 3 × 10 days

Treatment in Children:

Recommended:

Metronidazole tabs 200mg: 40 mg/kg for 10 days

2. Anaphylactic shock

Treatment in Adults:

Recommended:

Sodium chloride 0.9%, 500ml: 1btl × 2 × 1 day
Adrenaline amp 1mg/ml, 1ml: 1amp slow IM.

Treatment in Children:

Recommended:

Adrenaline amp 1mg/ml, 1ml: 0.5amp IM
Sodium chloride 0.9%, 500ml: 1btl × 1 × 1 day

3. Ancylostomiasis (hookworm)

Treatment in Adults:

Recommended:

Mebendazole tabs 100mg: 1 × 2 × 3 days

Treatment in Children:

Recommended:

Mebendazole tabs 100mg: 1 × 2 × 3 days

4. Animal bites

# Never suture a bite wound of any kind

Treatment in Adults:

Recommended:

Cetrimide + Chlorhexidine solution 15% + 1.5%
Rabies vaccine HDCV 1ml inj IF NEEDED !!!: 1 amp on days 1, 3, 7, 14, 28, 90
Chloramphenicol caps 250 mg: 2 × 4 × 5 days
Tetanus vaccine 20 doses per vial: 1 dose wk1, wk4, wk6

Treatment in Children:

Recommended:

Rabies vaccine HDCV 1ml inj IF NEEDED !!!: 1 amp on days 1, 3, 7, 14, 28, 90
Chloramphenicol caps 250 mg: 100 mg/kg per day for 7 days
Cetrimide + Chlorhexidine solution 15% + 1.5%
Tetanus vaccine 20 doses per vial: Give one booster

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