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

Table of Content: June 2017; 9(6)

June 2017

Knowledge, attitude and practice of surgical site infection prevention among post-operative nurses in a tertiary health institution in north-central Nigeria

Surgical operations are vital procedures in the health care delivery system. Advancement in surgery has played a pivotal role in managing and treating complex health challenges requiring the process. However, the process and procedure involved in surgical operations could significantly endanger the life of the patient. Healthcare associated infections (HAI) pose grave danger to patients and health workers alike....

Author(s): Oluwakemi Ajike Kolade, Salisu Abubakar, Sanusi R. Adejumoke, Hanson Victoria Funmilayo, and Adelani Tijani

June 2017

Nutrition education during pregnancy: Are final year midwifery trainees ready to offer this service?

Midwives provide most of the maternity services, including nutritional counseling and education services. In Ghana, there is scarce evidence regarding the competency of midwives in providing sound nutritional advice to pregnant women. Therefore, the aim of this research was to assess the nutritional knowledge levels of final year midwifery students. A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted, in which 562 final...

Author(s): Christiana Nsiah- Asamoah and Evelyn Asamoah Ampofo

June 2017

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

Ethiopia is one of the countries with the highest maternal mortality rates, obstructed labor and its complications being the leading causes of maternal deaths in the country. This study was aimed at assessing feto-maternal outcomes in obstructed labor in Suhul General Hospital, North Ethiopia. Institution based cross-sectional study was carried out from May 1 to August 31, 2014 in Suhul General Hospital. All mothers who...

Author(s): Gebresilasea Gendisha Ukke, Temesgen Worku Gudayu, Mekdes Kondale Gurara, Negash Wakgari Amanta and Mulugeta Shegaze Shimbre