Table 2

Barriers and interventions to improve guideline compliance

Barrier (taken from ref 3)Intervention (taken from ref 10)
KnowledgeLack of awareness of guidelineEducation
AttitudeDisagreement with guidelineConversation
Ambiguity (unclear who is supposed to do what, when and how)Revision of the checklist
Ability (clinician limited by skill, self-efficacy or system barriers)System changes with audit and feedback
BehaviourInertia (clinicians maintain the status quo)Influencing skills to motivate change