Learning Outcomes for Study Session 8

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

8.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 8.1 to 8.6)

8.2  List the different anti-malaria drugs and the dosage given to uncomplicated and severe cases of malaria. (SAQs 8.2, 8.4 and 8.6)

8.3  Describe the procedure for treating uncomplicated malaria and giving supportive treatment in different age groups and in pregnant mothers. (SAQs 8.1, 8.2 and 8.6)

8.4  Describe the procedure for the pre-referral treatment of cases of severe malaria and when to refer them to the health centre. (SAQs 8.3, 8.4 and 8.6)

8.5  Explain how you would identify and address the challenges in malaria case management. (SAQs 8.5 and 8.6)

Study Session 8  Malaria Case Management

8.1  Treatment of uncomplicated malaria