Evaluation of Knowledge and Practice of Nursing Staff Regarding Immediate Care after Birth in Kirkuk City Hospitals
Mosul Journal of Nursing,
2015, Volume 3, Issue 2, Pages 81-86
AbstractBackground and aim: The first hours days and weeks after child birth are a dangerous time for mother and newborn most death occur during or immediately after childbirth. This study aimed to evaluate knowledge and practices of nursing staff regarding immediate care after birth in Kirkuk city hospitals
Materials and method: A descriptive study was carried out from first October 2013 to first October 2014. The study carried out at two hospitals in Kirkuk city. The study sample consists of (50) midwives and nurses. A questionnaire was comprised of two parts: demographic data and questionnaire to evaluate the midwives knowledge regarding mother and newborn baby care immediately after birth and observational checklist to evaluate the midwives and nurses practice. Content validity was determined by presenting the items to panel of. Reliability of the questionnaire (tool)
Results: the study finding indicates that there was adequate knowledge of midwives –nurse immediately after birth and accepted practice.
Conclusion: the study concludes that midwives and nurses have adequate knowledge regarding mother and newborn baby immediately after birth. Midwives and nurses have accepted practice during providing care for mother and newborn baby immediately after birth.
Recommendation: training courses inside and outside country for midwives and nurses about giving care to mother and newborn baby to improve the quality of nursing care that provided to mothers and newborn immediately after birth.
Abdel El fattah, N.; Nagwa, A.; Zein El dein, B. (2012). Assessment of quality of nursing care provided immediately after birth at university hospital. Life science Journal. 9(4). P.p. 2115-2126
Abdel- Kareem, S., factor affecting the quality of nursing care in intensive care unit: perception of physicians and nurses versus health care consumers (master thesis) Ain shams university, Cairo 2008
EL-sayed, S.; Yomn,Y.; Hamed, M.; Ebtisam, M.; Elsayed and Thanaa, A. 2013). Establishing basic standards of nursing protocol at neonatal intensive care units. natural and science.11(4). P.p. 86-92.
Hoda, M.; Nahed, N.; and Sahar, L. women perspective regarding the quality of postpartum nursing care in Ain shams maternity hospital Cairo- Egypt. journal of American science. 8(2). P.p. 366-370.
Mcinerney , S.; Ashwill ,W.; Murray ,S.; James ,R.; Gorrie , M. and Droske , C.(2000). Maternity and Child Nursing. London W.B Sunders. P.p. 364-378.
Nihidi, F.; Tavafian, S.; Heidarzadeh, M.; Hajizadeh,E. (2013). View of Iranian midwives about immediate mother and newborn skin to skin contact at birth. today science journal of humanity. 1(1). P.p. 30-36.
Pual, I.; Phillio, T.; Widome, M.; Hollen beak, C. (2013). Post effectiveness of postnatal home nursing vists for prevention of hospital care of jaundice and dehydration. Pediatrics. (114). P.p.4.
Sandin, F.; Hallord, L.; Axelsson, O.; Uden, G. and Larsson,W.(2004) Midwifery Care. Development of An instrument to Measuer Quality Based on The World Health Organizations Classification of Care in Normal Birth. Journal Of Clinical Nursing. 13(1). P.p. 75.
Shresth, M.; Singh, R.; Upreti, D. (2012). Quality of care provided to newborn by nursing personnel at Bp koirala institute of health science kathmandu university medical journal. 7(3). P.p. 27.
Suad, H.; Eqbal,G.; Numan, N. (2014). Evaluation of nurses' practice toward care of newly born infant immediately after birth in delivery.
Taha,F. (2013). Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice of nurses midwives toward immediate of newborn Khartoum state teaching hospitals. journal of American science. 9(9). P.p.263-270.
The World Health Orgnization WHO. (2010). neonatal mortality rate (per 1000 live birth). Accessed on Nov 23,2010.
Yvonne, C.; Aaron, B. (2009). Normal labor and delivery. Available at http://enemedicin-medscape.com.
- Article View: 34
- PDF Download: 82