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Year : 1984  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 209--210

Treatment Modalities of Vd Patients Prior to Attending VD Clinic

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The treatment modalities of one hundred VD patients prior to attending the VD clinic were studied. Quackery was the commonest method of treatment chosen by them followed by indigenous medicine, homeopathy and self-medication. Lack of investigations, lack of stigina and rapidity of treatment were (he main reasons for their approach to no specialists. In most cases they were motivated by their friends to choose the particular method of treatment. After visiting the clinic many developed faith in specialist treatment.


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