Newton Opiyo

Summary

Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute
Country: Kenya

Publications

  1. pmc Comparison of alternative evidence summary and presentation formats in clinical guideline development: a mixed-method study
    Newton Opiyo
    Health Services Research Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 8:e55067. 2013
  2. pmc The "Child Health Evidence Week" and GRADE grid may aid transparency in the deliberative process of guideline development
    Newton Opiyo
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, PO Box 43640, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:962-9. 2012
  3. pmc Effect of newborn resuscitation training on health worker practices in Pumwani Hospital, Kenya
    Newton Opiyo
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 3:e1599. 2008
  4. pmc What clinical signs best identify severe illness in young infants aged 0-59 days in developing countries? A systematic review
    Newton Opiyo
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, P O Box 43640, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Arch Dis Child 96:1052-9. 2011
  5. pmc Young infant sepsis: aetiology, antibiotic susceptibility and clinical signs
    Opiyo Newton
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:959-66. 2007
  6. pmc An intervention to improve paediatric and newborn care in Kenyan district hospitals: Understanding the context
    Mike English
    KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, and Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya
    Implement Sci 4:42. 2009
  7. pmc Quality of hospital care for sick newborns and severely malnourished children in Kenya: a two-year descriptive study in 8 hospitals
    David Gathara
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:307. 2011
  8. pmc Effect of a multi-faceted quality improvement intervention on inappropriate antibiotic use in children with non-bloody diarrhoea admitted to district hospitals in Kenya
    Charles Opondo
    Child and Newborn Health Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Pediatr 11:109. 2011
  9. pmc Treatment of African children with severe malaria - towards evidence-informed clinical practice using GRADE
    Nyokabi Musila
    Child and Newborn Health Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 10:201. 2011
  10. pmc Experience developing national evidence-based clinical guidelines for childhood pneumonia in a low-income setting--making the GRADE?
    Ambrose Agweyu
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Pediatr 12:1. 2012

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Comparison of alternative evidence summary and presentation formats in clinical guideline development: a mixed-method study
    Newton Opiyo
    Health Services Research Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 8:e55067. 2013
    ..Best formats for summarising and presenting evidence for use in clinical guideline development remain less well defined. We aimed to assess the effectiveness of different evidence summary formats to address this gap...
  2. pmc The "Child Health Evidence Week" and GRADE grid may aid transparency in the deliberative process of guideline development
    Newton Opiyo
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, PO Box 43640, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:962-9. 2012
    ..To explore the evidence translation process during a 1-week national guideline development workshop ("Child Health Evidence Week") in Kenya...
  3. pmc Effect of newborn resuscitation training on health worker practices in Pumwani Hospital, Kenya
    Newton Opiyo
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 3:e1599. 2008
    ..Our aim was to determine if a simple one day newborn resuscitation training (NRT) alters health worker resuscitation practices in a public hospital setting in Kenya...
  4. pmc What clinical signs best identify severe illness in young infants aged 0-59 days in developing countries? A systematic review
    Newton Opiyo
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, P O Box 43640, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Arch Dis Child 96:1052-9. 2011
    ..5°C or <35.5°C, change in level of activity, fast breathing/respiratory rate ≥60 breaths per minute, severe chest indrawing, grunting and cyanosis...
  5. pmc Young infant sepsis: aetiology, antibiotic susceptibility and clinical signs
    Opiyo Newton
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:959-66. 2007
    ..Improved country level data on pattern of microorganisms, resistance and antibiotic use are required to help reduce mortality through development of local, evidence-based clinical guidelines...
  6. pmc An intervention to improve paediatric and newborn care in Kenyan district hospitals: Understanding the context
    Mike English
    KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, and Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya
    Implement Sci 4:42. 2009
    ..We have demonstrated how dynamic such contexts are, and therefore the need to consider context when interpreting an intervention's effectiveness...
  7. pmc Quality of hospital care for sick newborns and severely malnourished children in Kenya: a two-year descriptive study in 8 hospitals
    David Gathara
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:307. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Effect of a multi-faceted quality improvement intervention on inappropriate antibiotic use in children with non-bloody diarrhoea admitted to district hospitals in Kenya
    Charles Opondo
    Child and Newborn Health Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Pediatr 11:109. 2011
    ..This outcome was not a pre-specified end-point of the main trial...
  9. pmc Treatment of African children with severe malaria - towards evidence-informed clinical practice using GRADE
    Nyokabi Musila
    Child and Newborn Health Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 10:201. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Experience developing national evidence-based clinical guidelines for childhood pneumonia in a low-income setting--making the GRADE?
    Ambrose Agweyu
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Pediatr 12:1. 2012
    ..We present our experience using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) approach for the recent revision of the Kenyan pediatric clinical guidelines focusing on antibiotic treatment of pneumonia...
  11. pmc A multifaceted intervention to implement guidelines and improve admission paediatric care in Kenyan district hospitals: a cluster randomised trial
    Philip Ayieko
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Med 8:e1001018. 2011
    ..However, strategies to change multiple paediatric care practices in rural hospitals have rarely been evaluated...
  12. pmc In-service training for health professionals to improve care of the seriously ill newborn or child in low and middle-income countries (Review)
    Newton Opiyo
    Child and Newborn Health Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, PO Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya, 00100 GPO
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD007071. 2010
    ..To optimise appropriate policy decisions, studies should aim to collect data on resource use and costs of training implementation...
  13. pmc Caffeine for the management of apnea in preterm infants
    Eunice Mueni
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Int Health 1:190-5. 2009
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  14. pmc Topical umbilical cord care for prevention of infection and neonatal mortality
    Jamlick Karumbi
    Division of Paediatrics, Ministry of Medical Services, Afya House, Nairobi, Kenya
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:78-83. 2013
    ..Available moderate-quality to high-quality evidence indicate that cord cleansing with 4% chlorhexidine may reduce the risk of neonatal mortality and sepsis (omphalitis) in low-resource settings...
  15. pmc Mini-review: Management of hypoglycaemia in children aged 0-59 months
    Robin Achoki
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Trop Pediatr 56:227-34. 2010
    ..Emerging evidence suggests that sublingual sugar is a feasible and effective therapy for correction of hypoglycaemia, and should be considered where intravenous glucose is delayed or impossible...