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Neonatal nasogastric tube feeding in a low- resource African setting – using ergonomics methods to explore quality and safety issues in task sharing

Abstract:
Background Sharing tasks with lower cadre workers may help ease the burden of work on the constrained nursing workforce in low- and middle-income countries but the quality and safety issues associated with shifting tasks are rarely critically evaluated. This research explored this gap using a Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) method as a novel approach to address this gap and inform task sharing policies in neonatal care settings in Kenya. Methods We used H... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12912-018-0314-y

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English, MC
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Nursing Journal website
Volume:
17
Pages:
Article: 46
Publication date:
2018-11-16
Acceptance date:
2018-10-31
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ISSN:
1472-6955
Pubs id:
pubs:944247
URN:
uri:3034258f-8902-484e-b53c-cae24ceaa40a
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uuid:3034258f-8902-484e-b53c-cae24ceaa40a
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pubs:944247

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