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: 162

Table of Content: January, 2014; 6(1)

January 2014

The eating experiences of patients hospitalized in a muscular dystrophy ward in Japan: A phenomenological study

The aim of this study was to explore the life experiences of patients hospitalized in a muscular dystrophy ward in Japan, with particular focus on their eating experiences. Participant observation and unstructured interviews were conducted, and data analyzed by employing Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology. Nine patients agreed to participate in this study, although only five were included in the analysis. The...

Author(s): Emiko Ishida

January 2014

Awareness and barriers to utilization of maternal health care services among reproductive women in Amassoma community, Bayelsa State

Nigeria is on the verge of not meeting the fifth millennium development goals of improving maternal health due to a high maternal mortality rate which is estimated to be 630 women per 100,000 live births and lack of utilization of maternal health care services is a major contributing factor. Hence, the study was designed to explore awareness and barriers to the utilization of maternal health care services among...

Author(s): Onasoga A. Olayinka, Osaji Teresa Achi, Alade O. Amos and Egbuniwe Michel Chiedu