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Table 3 Training and training needs on misoprostol among pharmacy workers who had heard of the drug

From: Knowledge and provision of misoprostol among pharmacy workers in Senegal: a cross sectional study

  Number Percent
Respondent had received information/traininga 49 62
Source of information/training
 Colleague 10 20
 Doctor 4 8
 Medical representative/pharmaceutical company 11 22
 Literature/Brochures 22 45
 University 5 10
 Client 2 4
 Television or Internet 2 4
Conditions trained in
 Duodenal or gastric ulcer 33 67
 Prophylaxis of NSAID-induced peptic ulcers 3 6
 Prevention or treatment of PPH 0 0
 PAC 6 12
 Treatment IUFD 0 0
 Cervical ripening 0 0
 Respondent reported they do not feel confident providing misoprostol to end usersa, b 40 51
 Respondent wanted more information or supporta, b 67 86
Training topics needed
 Uses of misoprostol 25 37
 Storage of misoprostol 2 3
 Dosage 19 28
 Method of administration 5 7
 Side effects 20 30
 Complications 14 21
 All aspects 39 58
  1. aAmong those respondents who had heard of misoprostol bData missing from one pharmacy worker