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Table 3 Health services use measures

From: An implementation research programme to support an intravenous iron intervention for pregnant women with moderate and severe anaemia in Malawi: study protocol

Stage of the intervention Measures
Identification of eligible women • Number of eligible pregnant women attending health centre
• Date eligibility ascertained for each woman
Screening for anaemia and other conditions • The number of pregnant women screened for anaemia on the same day as eligibility determined
• Number of pregnant women screened for anaemia on subsequent visits
• The number of pregnant women screened for other conditions on the same day as eligibility determined
• Number of pregnant women screened for anaemia on subsequent visits
• Number of pregnant women screened for other conditions on subsequent visits
• Number of pregnant women with anaemia
• Number of pregnant women with other conditions
• Number of pregnant women with contraindications for IV iron
Administration of IV iron • Number of pregnant women excluded because of contraindications
• Number of pregnant women where administration delayed pending further medical advice
• Number of pregnant women administered IV iron on the same day as the screening
• Number of pregnant women screened administered IV iron on subsequent visits
Monitoring safety following IV iron • Number of pregnant women monitored following IV iron administration
• Number of safety incidents
• Actions following safety incidents
Referral other conditions • Number of pregnant women referred for other conditions
Treatment other conditions • Number of pregnant women treated for other conditions
Ongoing access to health services • Number of health centre visits
• Number of pregnant women completing an appropriate cycle of antenatal care
• Type of delivery
• Place of delivery