Improvement in neonatal intensive care unit care: a cluster randomised controlled trial of active dissemination of information.

@article{Acolet2011ImprovementIN,
  title={Improvement in neonatal intensive care unit care: a cluster randomised controlled trial of active dissemination of information.},
  author={Dominique V M Acolet and Elizabeth E Allen and Rosie Houston and Andrew Robert Wilkinson and Kate L. Costeloe and Diana Elbourne},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition},
  year={2011},
  volume={96 6},
  pages={F434-9}
}
BACKGROUND Research findings are not rapidly or fully implemented into policies and practice in care. OBJECTIVES To assess whether an 'active' strategy was more likely to lead to changes in policy and practice in preterm baby care than traditional information dissemination. DESIGN Cluster randomised trial. PARTICIPANTS 180 neonatal units (87 active, 93 control) in England; clinicians from active arm units; babies born <27 weeks gestation. CONTROL ARM: Dissemination of research report… CONTINUE READING
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