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: 182

Full Length Research Paper

Determinants of neonatal sepsis among neonates admitted in a neonatal intensive care unit at Jinka General Hospital, Southern Ethiopia

Erkihun Ketema
  • Erkihun Ketema
  • Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
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Mesfin Mamo
  • Mesfin Mamo
  • Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
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Direslegn Miskir
  • Direslegn Miskir
  • Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
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Sultan Hussen
  • Sultan Hussen
  • Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
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Negussie Boti
  • Negussie Boti
  • Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 17 September 2018
  •  Accepted: 18 October 2018
  •  Published: 31 March 2019

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