A mixed methods comparative evaluation of a low cost otoscope (Arclight) with a traditional device in twenty-one clinicians
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According to the World Health Organisation estimate, the global burden of illness from chronic ear infection affects about 4% of the world population (up to 330 million) with ear discharge and 60% of whom (up to 200 million) suffer from significant hearing impairment.1 Alarmingly, over 90% of the burden of chronic ear infections is borne by low‐ and middle‐income countries (LMICs).
Hey , S Y , Buckley , J C , Shahsavari , S , Kousha , O , Haddow , K A , Blaikie , A & Walker , F D L 2019 , ' A mixed methods comparative evaluation of a low cost otoscope (Arclight) with a traditional device in twenty-one clinicians ' , Clinical Otolaryngology , vol. Early View . https://doi.org/10.1111/coa.13403
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