Factors determining compliance to routine iron supplementation in pregnancy at the University of Portharcout Teaching Hospital.

@article{Oriji2011FactorsDC,
  title={Factors determining compliance to routine iron supplementation in pregnancy at the University of Portharcout Teaching Hospital.},
  author={Vaduneme K. Oriji and Cosmos Emeonye Enyindah and Solomon Nyeche},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={131-4}
}
BACKGROUND Routine intake of iron supplements during pregnancy improves maternal health and pregnancy outcomes. This is observed in a background of increased availability and compliance to routine antenatal iron supplements. Poor compliance arises not only because of patient behavior but also from factors that may be out of patient's control. The aim of this study was to determine the proportion of patients who comply, the level of compliance with the iron prescription given at the antenatal… CONTINUE READING