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Explaining the effects of a multifaceted intervention to improve inpatient care in rural Kenyan hospitals--interpretation based on retrospective examination of data from participant observation, quantitative and qualitative studies.

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BACKGROUND: We have reported the results of a cluster randomized trial of rural Kenyan hospitals evaluating the effects of an intervention to introduce care based on best-practice guidelines. In parallel work we described the context of the study, explored the process and perceptions of the intervention, and undertook a discrete study on health worker motivation because this was felt likely to be an important contributor to poor performance in Kenyan public sector hospitals. Here, we use data...

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10.1186/1748-5908-6-124

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Implementation science : IS
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
124
Publication date:
2011
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EISSN:
1748-5908
ISSN:
1748-5908
URN:
uuid:64a7b12f-ebcd-4694-ad93-666b3bab9da2
Source identifiers:
239988
Local pid:
pubs:239988

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