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: 212

Table of Content: November 2015; 7(11)

November 2015

Development of performance indicators of nurse practitioners in basic medical care: Applying second order confirmatory factor analysis

This study aimed to develop the performance indicators of nurse practitioners (NPs) in basic medical care in Thailand. This research was conducted in 2 steps: the 1st step was to establish performance indicators of NPs in basic medical care by interviewing seven experts and six stakeholders about basic medical care; the 2nd step was to validate the basic medical care performance indicators of NPs by questioning NPs...

Author(s): Atchara Meenasantirak, Prawit Arawan and Paiboon  Boonchai

November 2015

The effectiveness of the intervention of “Sehat Umakna Sehat Anakna” towards improving the behavior, knowledge and attitude of pregnant mother towards maternal and neonatal care in Mandailing Natal, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia

Behavior that can influence the status of public health cannot be separated from the culture of the community itself and family habit in a treatment. Mandailing Natal (Madina) district is one of the regions with high maternal and child mortality rate, and the life of the community is very much influenced by their tradition and culture. This is a quasi-experimental study with an intervention in the form of involving the...

Author(s): Siti Saidah Nasution, Badaruddin, Guslihan Dasatjipta and Zulhaida Lubis

November 2015

Reproductive health providers’ willingness to provide comprehensive abortion services and knowledge of the abortion law in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, the maternal mortality ratio is 676/100,000 live births with complications from unsafe abortion being the leading cause. The current study was conducted to assess the knowledge of reproductive health practitioners of the law governing abortion in Ethiopia, the willingness of providers to perform abortion procedures, and current comprehensive abortion care (CAC) practice patterns of physicians, midwives, and...

Author(s): Sarah D. Rominski, Jody R. Lori, Lia Tadesse and Senait Fisshea