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Caregivers' experiences of pathways to care for seriously ill children in Cape Town, South Africa: a qualitative investigation

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Understanding caregivers' experiences of care can identify barriers to timely and good quality care, and support the improvement of services. We aimed to explore caregivers' experiences and perceptions of pathways to care, from first access through various levels of health service, for seriously ill and injured children in Cape Town, South Africa, in order to identify areas for improvement.Semi-structured, qualitative interviews were conducted with primary caregivers of children who were admi...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0151606

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Madox
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
3
Pages:
e0151606
Publication date:
2016-03-30
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1932-6203
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uuid:374cd2e5-3b32-431b-965e-869bdbcd6708
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614014
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pubs:614014

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