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The Paediatric Admission Quality of Care (PAQC) score: designing a tool to measure the quality of early inpatient paediatric care in a low-income setting.

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Evaluating clinician compliance with recommended steps in clinical guidelines provides one measure of quality of process of care but can result in a multiplicity of indicators across illnesses, making it problematic to produce any summative picture of process quality, information that may be most useful to policy-makers and managers.We set out to develop a clinically logical summative measure of the quality of care provided to children admitted to hospital in Kenya spanning the three diagnose...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/tmi.12752

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDPH, Tropical Medicine, Kenya / KWTRP
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Kenya / KWTRP
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and International Health Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
10
Pages:
1334–1345
Publication date:
2016-07-08
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1365-3156
URN:
uuid:f1599b37-5ddb-4ced-be76-2b3d0a4eb723
Source identifiers:
633899
Local pid:
pubs:633899
Paper number:
10

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