Tag: "stopgap" at medical news
Older drugs may be good stopgap treatment for malaria in Africa
...Critchley say Fansidar-amodiaquine may be a useful stopgap
treatment in areas without access to artemisinin drugs and areas where malaria resistance to Fansidar and amodiaquine is still low. The review appears in the current issue of The Cochrane Library, a publication of The Cochrane Collaboration, an inte...
Low-cost drug gaining favor for use in HIV-infected children in poor countries
...oviral treatment, but the antibiotic may be a good stopgap
measure until comprehensive HIV/AIDS care is available, or a way to extend the time until a patient needs anti-retroviral drugs, Vitria said. Vitria said many discussions at the WHO summit centered on which settings would best benefit from preventive...