Table 3

Characteristics of the instrument for evaluating quality of obstetric care in Burkina Faso

CMA

CSPS


Unit of observation:

Facility

Facility


Sources of information:

Staff, dynamic observation, registers

Staff, observation, monthly reports


Type of data:

Quantitative

Quantitative


STRUCTURE

Human resources

Availability

X

X


Qualification

X

X


Motivation


Material resources

Drugs/consumables

X


Equipment

X

X


Blood for transfusions

X


Infrastructure

Buildings

X

X


Support services

X


Means of communication & transport for evacuations

X

X


Organizational resources

Human resources management


Registers & medical records


Obstetric care protocols


Supervision


Continuing education


Quality assurance mechanisms


Supply logistics


Repair/maintenance


Financial arrangements

X

X


Links with the community


PROCESS

Single interaction

Technical performance

Appropriate interventions


Competent execution


Non-technical performance

Interpersonal relationship


Amenities


Episode of care

Continuity

X

X


Comprehensiveness

X


Timeliness

X

X


OUTCOME

Mother

Mortality


Morbidity


Abusive expenses


Satisfaction with care


Newborn

Mortality


Morbidity


Morestin et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:20   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-20

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