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Rural Tanzanian women's awareness of danger signs of obstetric complications
BackgroundAwareness of the danger signs of obstetric complications is the essential first step in accepting appropriate and timely referral to obstetric and newborn care. The objectives of this studyExpand
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Induction of CYP2D6 in pregnancy
Expression of the drug‐metabolizing enzyme cytochrome P4502D6 (CYP2D6) is predominantly under genetic control, and enzyme‐inducing drugs have little influence on its activity. We studied the activityExpand
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Knowledge of cervical cancer and screening practices of nurses at a regional hospital in Tanzania.
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer, the most common cancer among women in Tanzania is strongly linked to Human Papilloma Virus. Precancerous lesions can be detected by Papanicolau smear screening. Nurses,Expand
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Community perceptions of rape and child sexual abuse: a qualitative study in rural Tanzania
BackgroundRape of women and children is recognized as a health and human rights issue in Tanzania and internationally. Exploration of the prevailing perceptions in rural areas is needed in order toExpand
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Qualitative study on maternal referrals in rural Tanzania: decision making and acceptance of referral advice.
The aim of this study was to describe perceptions of maternal referrals in a rural district in Tanzania. Focus group discussions (FGDs) with health workers and community members, stratified by ageExpand
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First-time parents' experiences of home-based postnatal care in Sweden
Abstract Aim. To gain a deeper understanding of first-time parents' experiences of early discharge from hospital after delivery and home-based postnatal care. Material and methods. The study wasExpand
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The Misgav Ladach method for cesarean section compared to the Pfannenstiel method
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to evaluate the outcome of two different methods of cesarean section (CS). DESIGN The study was designed as a prospective, randomized, controlled trial. SETTINGExpand
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Men’s Knowledge of Obstetric Danger Signs, Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness in Rural Tanzania
Background Men’s involvement in reproductive health is recommended. Their involvement in antenatal care service is identified as important in maternal health. Awareness of obstetric danger signsExpand
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Increasing caesarean section rates among low-risk groups: a panel study classifying deliveries according to Robson at a university hospital in Tanzania
BackgroundRising caesarean section (CS) rates have been observed worldwide in recent decades. This study sought to analyse trends in CS rates and outcomes among a variety of obstetric groups at aExpand
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Responses to VCT for HIV among young people in Kampala, Uganda
Attitudes to voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) for HIV among young men and women in a slum area of Kampala, Uganda, were studied through 22 individual semi-structured interviews and 5 focusExpand
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