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Quality improvement initiatives for hospitalised small and sick newborns in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

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Background: An estimated 2.6 million newborns died in 2016; over 98.5% of deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Neonates born preterm and small for gestational age are particularly at risk given the high incidence of infectious complications, cardiopulmonary, and neurodevelopmental disorders in this group. Quality improvement (QI) initiatives can reduce the burden of mortality and morbidity for hospitalised newborns in these settings. We undertook a systemati...

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10.1186/s13012-018-0712-2

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Alexander, EC More by this author
Manikam, L More by this author
Norman, ICF More by this author
Akhbari, M More by this author
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Department for International Development More from this funder
Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
Medical Research Council More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Implementation Science Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
20
Publication date:
2018-01-25
Acceptance date:
2018-01-16
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1748-5908
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pubs:823454
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uri:66769fad-162c-47e9-a6a6-67f755d09e8d
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uuid:66769fad-162c-47e9-a6a6-67f755d09e8d
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pubs:823454

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