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Assessment of inpatient paediatric care in first referral level hospitals in 13 districts in Kenya.

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BACKGROUND: The district hospital is considered essential for delivering basic, cost-effective health care to children in resource poor countries. We aimed to investigate the performance of these facilities in Kenya. METHODS: Government hospitals providing first referral level care were prospectively sampled from 13 Kenyan districts. Workload statistics and data documenting the management and care of admitted children were obtained by specially trained health workers. FINDINGS: Data from 14 ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
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Volume:
363
Issue:
9425
Pages:
1948-1953
Publication date:
2004-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:39099
UUID:
uuid:09698199-3977-4104-b5fb-4f48b8110ad5
Local pid:
pubs:39099
Source identifiers:
39099
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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