Variation in and risk factors for paediatric inpatient all-cause mortality in a low income setting: data from an emerging clinical information network

@article{Gathara2017VariationIA,
  title={Variation in and risk factors for paediatric inpatient all-cause mortality in a low income setting: data from an emerging clinical information network},
  author={D. Gathara and Lucas O Malla and P. Ayieko and S. Karuri and R. Nyamai and G. Irimu and M. V. van Hensbroek and E. Allen and M. English and O DavidFredBarnabasSamuelNickRachelBeatriceGraceLyGithangaWereKigenNgarNgarAduroInginiaMutai and D. Githanga and Fred N Were and B. Kigen and Samuel Ng'arng'ar and Nick Aduro and Rachel Inginia and B. Mutai and Grace Ochieng and L. Thuranira and F. Kanyingi and Margaret Kuria and S. Otido and Kigondu Rutha and Peris Njiiri and M. Chabi and Charles Nzioki and Joan Ondere and Caren Emadau and C. Mutiso and Naomi Muinga and M. Bitok and T. Tuti and Boniface Makone and Wycliffe Nyachiro and George Mbevi and Thomas Julius and Susan Gachau and M. Ogero},
  journal={BMC Pediatrics},
  year={2017},
  volume={17}
}
  • D. Gathara, Lucas O Malla, +35 authors M. Ogero
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • BMC Pediatrics
  • BackgroundHospital mortality data can inform planning for health interventions and may help optimize resource allocation if they are reliable and appropriately interpreted. However such data are often not available in low income countries including Kenya.MethodsData from the Clinical Information Network covering 12 county hospitals’ paediatric admissions aged 2–59 months for the periods September 2013 to March 2015 were used to describe mortality across differing contexts and to explore whether… CONTINUE READING
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