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1.

Examining the effectiveness of zinc treatment in children admitted with diarrhoea in Kenya's public hospitals: an observational comparative effectiveness study.

Malla L, Perera-Salazar R, Akech S, Ogero M, Julius T, Irimu G, English M; CIN author group*.

J Glob Health. 2019 Dec;9(2):020416. doi: 10.7189/jogh.09.020416.

2.

Risk factors for death among children aged 5-14 years hospitalised with pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study in Kenya.

Macpherson L, Ogero M, Akech S, Aluvaala J, Gathara D, Irimu G, English M, Agweyu A.

BMJ Glob Health. 2019 Sep 3;4(5):e001715. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001715. eCollection 2019.

3.

The clinical profile of severe paediatric malaria in an area targeted for routine RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccination in Western Kenya.

Akech S, Chepkirui M, Ogero M, Agweyu A, Irimu G, English M, Snow RW.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 26. pii: ciz844. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz844. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31504308
4.

Predictors of loss to follow-up among children attending HIV clinic in a hospital in rural Kenya.

Saumu WM, Maleche-Obimbo E, Irimu G, Kumar R, Gichuhi C, Karau B.

Pan Afr Med J. 2019 Apr 30;32:216. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2019.32.216.18310. eCollection 2019.

5.

Comparison of Minimally Invasive Tissue Sampling With Conventional Autopsy to Detect Pulmonary Pathology Among Respiratory Deaths in a Resource-Limited Setting.

Roberts DJ, Njuguna HN, Fields B, Fligner CL, Zaki SR, Keating MK, Rogena E, Walong E, Gachii AK, Maleche-Obimbo E, Irimu G, Mathaiya J, Orata N, Lopokoiyit R, Michuki J, Emukule GO, Onyango CO, Gikunju S, Owuor C, Muturi PK, Bunei M, Widdowson MA, Mott JA, Chaves SS.

Am J Clin Pathol. 2019 Jun 5;152(1):36-49. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqz016.

PMID:
31006817
6.

New WHO guidelines on paediatric mortality and morbidity auditing.

Duke T, Irimu G, Were W.

Arch Dis Child. 2019 Sep;104(9):831-832. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-316956. Epub 2019 Mar 12. No abstract available.

PMID:
30862610
7.

Effect of enhancing audit and feedback on uptake of childhood pneumonia treatment policy in hospitals that are part of a clinical network: a cluster randomized trial.

Ayieko P, Irimu G, Ogero M, Mwaniki P, Malla L, Julius T, Chepkirui M, Mbevi G, Oliwa J, Agweyu A, Akech S, Were F, English M; Clinical Information Network Authors.

Implement Sci. 2019 Mar 4;14(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s13012-019-0868-4.

8.

Determining the Cause of Death Among Children Hospitalized With Respiratory Illness in Kenya: Protocol for Pediatric Respiratory Etiology Surveillance Study (PRESS).

Njuguna HN, Zaki SR, Roberts DJ, Fligner CL, Keating MK, Rogena E, Walong E, Gachii AK, Maleche-Obimbo E, Irimu G, Mathaiya J, Orata N, Lopokoiyit R, Maina J, Emukule GO, Onyango CO, Gikunju S, Owuor C, Kinuthia P, Bunei M, Fields B, Widdowson MA, Mott JA, Chaves SS.

JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Jan 10;8(1):e10854. doi: 10.2196/10854.

9.

Tackling health professionals' strikes: an essential part of health system strengthening in Kenya.

Irimu G, Ogero M, Mbevi G, Kariuki C, Gathara D, Akech S, Barasa E, Tsofa B, English M.

BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Nov 28;3(6):e001136. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001136. eCollection 2018. No abstract available.

10.

Magnitude and pattern of improvement in processes of care for hospitalised children with diarrhoea and dehydration in Kenyan hospitals participating in a clinical network.

Akech S, Ayieko P, Irimu G, Stepniewska K, English M; Clinical Information Network authors.

Trop Med Int Health. 2019 Jan;24(1):73-80. doi: 10.1111/tmi.13176. Epub 2018 Nov 11.

11.

Risk factors for mortality and effect of correct fluid prescription in children with diarrhoea and dehydration without severe acute malnutrition admitted to Kenyan hospitals: an observational, association study.

Akech S, Ayieko P, Gathara D, Agweyu A, Irimu G, Stepniewska K, English M; Clinical Information Network authors.

Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2018 Jul;2(7):516-524. doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(18)30130-5.

12.

Prevalence, outcome and quality of care among children hospitalized with severe acute malnutrition in Kenyan hospitals: A multi-site observational study.

Gachau S, Irimu G, Ayieko P, Akech S, Agweyu A, English M; Clinical Information Network Author Group.

PLoS One. 2018 May 17;13(5):e0197607. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197607. eCollection 2018.

13.

Approaching quality improvement at scale: a learning health system approach in Kenya.

Irimu G, Ogero M, Mbevi G, Agweyu A, Akech S, Julius T, Nyamai R, Githang'a D, Ayieko P, English M; Clinical Information Network Authors Group.

Arch Dis Child. 2018 Nov;103(11):1013-1019. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-314348. Epub 2018 Mar 7. No abstract available.

14.

An observational study of monitoring of vital signs in children admitted to Kenyan hospitals: an insight into the quality of nursing care?

Ogero M, Ayieko P, Makone B, Julius T, Malla L, Oliwa J, Irimu G, English M; Clinical Information Network author group.

J Glob Health. 2018 Jun;8(1):010409. doi: 10.7189/jogh.08.010409.

15.

The Prevalence and Management of Dehydration amongst Neonatal Admissions to General Paediatric Wards in Kenya-A Clinical Audit.

Akech S, Rotich B, Chepkirui M, Ayieko P, Irimu G, English M; Clinical Information Network authors.

J Trop Pediatr. 2018 Dec 1;64(6):516-522. doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmx108.

16.

Knowledge of postnatal mothers on essential newborn care practices at the Kenyatta National Hospital: a cross sectional study.

Amolo L, Irimu G, Njai D.

Pan Afr Med J. 2017 Sep 29;28:97. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2017.28.97.13785. eCollection 2017.

17.

Does audit and feedback improve the adoption of recommended practices? Evidence from a longitudinal observational study of an emerging clinical network in Kenya.

Gachau S, Ayieko P, Gathara D, Mwaniki P, Ogero M, Akech S, Maina M, Agweyu A, Oliwa J, Oliwa J, Julius T, Malla L, Wafula J, Mbevi G, Irimu G, English M.

BMJ Glob Health. 2017 Oct 23;2(4):e000468. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000468. eCollection 2017. Erratum in: BMJ Glob Health. 2017 Dec 7;2(4):e000468corr1. Oliwa, Jacqiue [corrected to Oliwa, Jacquie].

18.

Using data from a multi-hospital clinical network to explore prevalence of pediatric rickets in Kenya.

Karuri SW, Murithi MK, Irimu G, English M; Clinical Information Network authors.

Wellcome Open Res. 2017 Nov 1;2:64. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12038.2. eCollection 2017.

20.

Developing guidelines in low-income and middle-income countries: lessons from Kenya.

English M, Irimu G, Nyamai R, Were F, Garner P, Opiyo N.

Arch Dis Child. 2017 Sep;102(9):846-851. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-312629. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

21.

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

Gathara D, Malla L, Ayieko P, Karuri S, Nyamai R, Irimu G, van Hensbroek MB, Allen E, English M; Clinical Information Network.

BMC Pediatr. 2017 Apr 5;17(1):99. doi: 10.1186/s12887-017-0850-8.

22.

What do we think we are doing? How might a clinical information network be promoting implementation of recommended paediatric care practices in Kenyan hospitals?

English M, Ayieko P, Nyamai R, Were F, Githanga D, Irimu G.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 Feb 2;15(1):4. doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0172-1.

23.

Inappropriate prescription of cough remedies among children hospitalised with respiratory illness over the period 2002-2015 in Kenya.

Maina M, Akech S, Mwaniki P, Gachau S, Ogero M, Julius T, Ayieko P, Irimu G, English M.

Trop Med Int Health. 2017 Mar;22(3):363-369. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12831. Epub 2017 Jan 10.

24.

Blood Transfusion Delay and Outcome in County Hospitals in Kenya.

Thomas J, Ayieko P, Ogero M, Gachau S, Makone B, Nyachiro W, Mbevi G, Chepkirui M, Malla L, Oliwa J, Irimu G, English M.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Feb 8;96(2):511-517. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0735. Epub 2016 Dec 5.

25.

Prevalence, aetiology, treatment and outcomes of shock in children admitted to Kenyan hospitals.

Mbevi G, Ayieko P, Irimu G, Akech S, English M; Clinical Information Network authors.

BMC Med. 2016 Nov 16;14(1):184.

26.

Malaria investigation and treatment of children admitted to county hospitals in western Kenya.

Amboko BI, Ayieko P, Ogero M, Julius T, Irimu G, English M; Clinical Information Network authors.

Malar J. 2016 Oct 18;15(1):506.

27.

Improving documentation of clinical care within a clinical information network: an essential initial step in efforts to understand and improve care in Kenyan hospitals.

Tuti T, Bitok M, Malla L, Paton C, Muinga N, Gathara D, Gachau S, Mbevi G, Nyachiro W, Ogero M, Julius T, Irimu G, English M.

BMJ Glob Health. 2016 May 24;1(1):e000028. eCollection 2016. Erratum in: BMJ Glob Health. 2016 Jun 3;1(1):.

28.

Building Learning Health Systems to Accelerate Research and Improve Outcomes of Clinical Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.

English M, Irimu G, Agweyu A, Gathara D, Oliwa J, Ayieko P, Were F, Paton C, Tunis S, Forrest CB.

PLoS Med. 2016 Apr 12;13(4):e1001991. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001991. eCollection 2016 Apr.

29.

Characteristics of admissions and variations in the use of basic investigations, treatments and outcomes in Kenyan hospitals within a new Clinical Information Network.

Ayieko P, Ogero M, Makone B, Julius T, Mbevi G, Nyachiro W, Nyamai R, Were F, Githanga D, Irimu G, English M; Clinical Information Network authors.

Arch Dis Child. 2016 Mar;101(3):223-9. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-309269. Epub 2015 Dec 10.

30.

Explaining the uptake of paediatric guidelines in a Kenyan tertiary hospital--mixed methods research.

Irimu GW, Greene A, Gathara D, Kihara H, Maina C, Mbori-Ngacha D, Zurovac D, Santau M, Todd J, English M.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Mar 10;14:119. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-119.

31.

Factors influencing performance of health workers in the management of seriously sick children at a Kenyan tertiary hospital--participatory action research.

Irimu GW, Greene A, Gathara D, Kihara H, Maina C, Mbori-Ngacha D, Zurovac D, Migiro S, English M.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Feb 7;14:59. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-59.

32.

Adoption of recommended practices and basic technologies in a low-income setting.

English M, Gathara D, Mwinga S, Ayieko P, Opondo C, Aluvaala J, Kihuba E, Mwaniki P, Were F, Irimu G, Wasunna A, Mogoa W, Nyamai R.

Arch Dis Child. 2014 May;99(5):452-6. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-305561. Epub 2014 Jan 30.

33.

Rotavirus G and P types circulating in the eastern region of Kenya: predominance of G9 and emergence of G12 genotypes.

Kiulia NM, Nyaga MM, Seheri ML, Wolfaardt M, van Zyl WB, Esona MD, Irimu G, Inoti M, Gatinu BW, Njenga PK, Taylor MB, Nyachieo A.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Jan;33 Suppl 1:S85-8. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000059.

34.

Hospital outcomes for paediatric pneumonia and diarrhoea patients admitted in a tertiary hospital on weekdays versus weekends: a retrospective study.

Gathara D, Irimu G, Kihara H, Maina C, Mbori-Ngacha D, Mwangi J, Allen E, English M.

BMC Pediatr. 2013 May 11;13:74. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-13-74.

35.

Performance of health workers in the management of seriously sick children at a Kenyan tertiary hospital: before and after a training intervention.

Irimu GW, Gathara D, Zurovac D, Kihara H, Maina C, Mwangi J, Mbori-Ngacha D, Todd J, Greene A, English M.

PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e39964. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039964. Epub 2012 Jul 31.

37.

Effect of a multi-faceted quality improvement intervention on inappropriate antibiotic use in children with non-bloody diarrhoea admitted to district hospitals in Kenya.

Opondo C, Ayieko P, Ntoburi S, Wagai J, Opiyo N, Irimu G, Allen E, Carpenter J, English M.

BMC Pediatr. 2011 Nov 25;11:109. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-11-109.

38.

Quality of hospital care for sick newborns and severely malnourished children in Kenya: a two-year descriptive study in 8 hospitals.

Gathara D, Opiyo N, Wagai J, Ntoburi S, Ayieko P, Opondo C, Wamae A, Migiro S, Mogoa W, Wasunna A, Were F, Irimu G, English M.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2011 Nov 11;11:307. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-11-307.

39.

A multifaceted intervention to implement guidelines and improve admission paediatric care in Kenyan district hospitals: a cluster randomised trial.

Ayieko P, Ntoburi S, Wagai J, Opondo C, Opiyo N, Migiro S, Wamae A, Mogoa W, Were F, Wasunna A, Fegan G, Irimu G, English M.

PLoS Med. 2011 Apr;8(4):e1001018. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001018. Epub 2011 Apr 5.

40.

Implementing locally appropriate guidelines and training to improve care of serious illness in Kenyan hospitals: a story of scaling-up (and down and left and right).

English M, Wamae A, Nyamai R, Bevins B, Irimu G.

Arch Dis Child. 2011 Mar;96(3):285-90. doi: 10.1136/adc.2010.189126. Epub 2011 Jan 10. No abstract available.

41.

Factors influencing immunisation coverage in Mathare Valley, Nairobi.

Owino LO, Irimu G, Olenja J, Meme JS.

East Afr Med J. 2009 Jul;86(7):323-9.

PMID:
20499781
42.

Audit of care for children aged 6 to 59 months admitted with severe malnutrition at kenyatta national hospital, kenya.

Nzioki C, Irimu G, Musoke R, English M.

Int Health. 2009 Sep;1(1):91-6. doi: 10.1016/j.inhe.2009.06.008.

43.

Are hospitals prepared to support newborn survival? - An evaluation of eight first-referral level hospitals in Kenya.

Opondo C, Ntoburi S, Wagai J, Wafula J, Wasunna A, Were F, Wamae A, Migiro S, Irimu G, English M.

Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Oct;14(10):1165-72. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02358.x. Epub 2009 Aug 19.

44.

Implementation experience during an eighteen month intervention to improve paediatric and newborn care in Kenyan district hospitals.

Nzinga J, Ntoburi S, Wagai J, Mbindyo P, Mbaabu L, Migiro S, Wamae A, Irimu G, English M.

Implement Sci. 2009 Jul 23;4:45. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-4-45.

45.

An intervention to improve paediatric and newborn care in Kenyan district hospitals: understanding the context.

English M, Ntoburi S, Wagai J, Mbindyo P, Opiyo N, Ayieko P, Opondo C, Migiro S, Wamae A, Irimu G.

Implement Sci. 2009 Jul 23;4:42. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-4-42.

46.

Community understanding of pneumonia in Kenya.

Irimu G, Nduati RW, Wafula E, Lenja J.

Afr Health Sci. 2008 Jun;8(2):103-7.

47.

Access, sources and value of new medical information: views of final year medical students at the University of Nairobi.

Gituma A, Masika M, Muchangi E, Nyagah L, Otieno V, Irimu G, Wasunna A, Ndiritu M, English M.

Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Jan;14(1):118-22. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2008.02209.x.

48.

Developing and introducing evidence based clinical practice guidelines for serious illness in Kenya.

Irimu G, Wamae A, Wasunna A, Were F, Ntoburi S, Opiyo N, Ayieko P, Peshu N, English M.

Arch Dis Child. 2008 Sep;93(9):799-804. doi: 10.1136/adc.2007.126508. No abstract available.

49.

The epidemiology of human rotavirus associated with diarrhoea in Kenyan children: a review.

Kiulia NM, Kamenwa R, Irimu G, Nyangao JO, Gatheru Z, Nyachieo A, Steele AD, Mwenda JM.

J Trop Pediatr. 2008 Dec;54(6):401-5. doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmn052. Epub 2008 Jul 1. Review.

PMID:
18593738
50.

Health systems research in a low-income country: easier said than done.

English M, Irimu G, Wamae A, Were F, Wasunna A, Fegan G, Peshu N.

Arch Dis Child. 2008 Jun;93(6):540-4. doi: 10.1136/adc.2007.126466.

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