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: 183

Full Length Research Paper

Feto-maternal outcomes in obstructed labor in Suhul General Hospital, North Ethiopia

Gebresilasea Gendisha Ukke*
  • Gebresilasea Gendisha Ukke*
  • Department of Midwifery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
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Temesgen Worku Gudayu
  • Temesgen Worku Gudayu
  • Department of Midwifery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia.
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Mekdes Kondale Gurara
  • Mekdes Kondale Gurara
  • Department of Midwifery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
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Negash Wakgari Amanta
  • Negash Wakgari Amanta
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia.
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Mulugeta Shegaze Shimbre
  • Mulugeta Shegaze Shimbre
  • Department of Nursing, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 19 February 2017
  •  Accepted: 03 April 2017
  •  Published: 30 June 2017

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