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What factors affect patient access and engagement with clubfoot treatment in low and middle-income countries? Meta-synthesis of existing qualitative studies using a Social Ecological Model

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Annually around 100,000 babies are born with feet twisted inwards, a condition known as ‘clubfoot’, which limits participation in everyday life. Clubfoot can be treated using non-surgical manipulation, but many guardians in low and middle - income countries (LMICs) do not present for treatment. The Social Ecological Model specifies five inter-related factors that may impact on this: intrapersonal, interpersonal, institutional, community or socio-cultural factors and pu...

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10.1111/tmi.12684

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and International Health Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
5
Pages:
570-589
Publication date:
2016-02-19
Acceptance date:
2016-02-19
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1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
Source identifiers:
606134
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English
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2016-02-25

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