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: 194

Full Length Research Paper

Success of labour induction institution based cross-sectional study Wolaita Sodo, South Ethiopia

Eyasu Tamru Bekru
  • Eyasu Tamru Bekru
  • Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences and Medicine, Wolaita Sodo University, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia.
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Bezalem Eshetu Yirdaw
  • Bezalem Eshetu Yirdaw
  • Department of Statistics, College of Natural and Computational Science, Wolaita Sodo University, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 26 February 2018
  •  Accepted: 27 August 2018
  •  Published: 31 December 2018


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