Effectiveness of Onsite Nurse Mentoring in Improving Quality of Institutional Births in the Primary Health Centres of High Priority Districts of Karnataka, South India: A Cluster Randomized Trial

@inproceedings{Jayanna2016EffectivenessOO,
  title={Effectiveness of Onsite Nurse Mentoring in Improving Quality of Institutional Births in the Primary Health Centres of High Priority Districts of Karnataka, South India: A Cluster Randomized Trial},
  author={Krishnamurthy Jayanna and Janet E Bradley and Prem K Mony and Troy Cunningham and Maryann Washington and Swarnarekha Bhat and S. Panduranga Rao and Annamma Thomas and S Rajaram and Arin Kar and N Swaroop and M RameshB and L MohanH and Elizabeth R. Fischer and Maryanne E Crockett and James Frederick Blanchard and Stephen S Moses and Lisa S Avery},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND In India, although the proportion of institutional births is increasing, there are concerns regarding quality of care. We assessed the effectiveness of a nurse-led onsite mentoring program in improving quality of care of institutional births in 24/7 primary health centres (PHCs that are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) of two high priority districts in Karnataka state, South India. Primary outcomes were improved facility readiness and provider preparedness in managing… CONTINUE READING
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