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Quality of hospital care for sick newborns and severely malnourished children in Kenya: a two-year descriptive study in 8 hospitals.

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Background: Given the high mortality associated with neonatal illnesses and severe malnutrition and the development of packages of interventions that provide similar challenges for service delivery mechanisms we set out to explore how well such services are provided in Kenya.

Methods: As a sub-component of a larger study we evaluated care during surveys conducted in 8 rural district hospitals using convenience samples of case records. After baseline...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1472-6963-11-307

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English, M
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Health Services Research Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 307
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1472-6963
ISSN:
1472-6963
URN:
uuid:2972f234-89da-4547-a7ba-60f3f50ee0ae
Source identifiers:
239916
Local pid:
pubs:239916

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