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: 213

Table of Content: July-September 2021; 13(3)

August 2021

Partograph use among skilled birth attendants in selected counties, Western Kenya

Participants was 35.3 (standard deviation: 7.1) years. The demographics (98%), foetal heart rate (80.5%), temperature, pulse and respiratory (74.5%) and maternal blood pressure (73.2%) section of the partograph were the most charted. The least charted sections were foetal descent (19.5%), cervical dilatation (21.5%) and uterine contractions (24.8%). Use of the partograph was associated with the female gender with a 58%...

Author(s): Doris Kibiwott, Anne Mwangi and Simon Kang’ethe

August 2021

Agreement between estimated date of delivery determined by last menstrual period and ultrasound: A prospective cohort of Tanzanian women

In Tanzania, the estimated delivery date (EDD) is mainly determined by the last menstrual period (LMP), presumably leading to inaccurate estimates with a falsely high proportion of post-term and preterm deliveries. The study aimed to compare EDD determination by LMP and ultrasound in pregnant Tanzanian women and examine how the dating method affects the proportions born preterm, at term, and post-term and assess how...

Author(s): Pernille N. Nielsen, Chunsen Wu, Jane J. Rogathi, Geofrey N. Sigalla, Lene Sperling, Rachel Manongi, Dan W. Meyrowitsch, Tine Gammeltoft, Mag Art and Vibeke Rasch,

August 2021

Adverse neonatal outcomes and associated factors among mothers who gave birth through cesarean section at Arba Minch General Hospital, Southern Ethiopia

Cesarean section (CS) refers to the delivery of fetus, placenta, and membrane through an abdominal and uterine incision after 28 completed weeks of gestation. This mode of delivery minimizes both maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality; however, it is associated with lower but severe neonatal outcomes as compared to vaginal delivery. Thus, the current study was aimed to assess the current status of adverse...

Author(s): Damtie Getie, Befikadu Tariku Gutema, William Haleke, Nega Degefa Megersa and Kassahun Fikadu Tessem

September 2021

Comparison of management skills that are required for middle managers at present and in the next generation in advanced midwives

Advanced midwives are expected to be candidates for middle managers in the next generation. Higher levels of management skills than the current levels may be required for middle managers in the future due to the progress of perinatal medicine. The aim of this study was to compare levels of management skills that are currently required for middle managers and levels of management skills that will be important in the next...

Author(s): Megumi Abe, Toshiyuki Yasui, Yukie Matsuura, Mari Haku and Hirokazu Uemura