International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 149

Table of Content: March 2017; 9(3)

March 2017

Knowledge of obstetric danger signs and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care at selected health facilities in Illu Ababor zone, Oromia National Regional State, south-west Ethiopia

This research investigates awareness of the danger signs of obstetric complications. Pregnancy as a normal process that results in a series of both physiological and psychological changes in pregnant women. However, normal pregnancy may be followed by some problems and complications which are potentially life threatening to the mother and/or the fetus. The study aims to assess level of knowledge of obstetric danger...

Author(s): Dereje Tsegaye, Muluneh Shuremu, Kebebe Bidira and Benti Negero

March 2017

Prevalence and assessment of knowledge and practice towards hypertension among Bahir Dar City communities, 2016: A community based cross-sectional study

Hypertension is a silent killer cardiovascular disease and is becoming a concerned public health challenges particularly in developing countries up to date. The problem is significant particularly where there is weak health system like sub-Saharan Africa. The global prevalence of raised blood pressure in adults aged 18years and over was around 22% in 2014, and the number of people living with hypertension is predicted...

Author(s): Ayele Semachew Kasa and Abdurehman Kelifa Shifa