Knowledge and utilization of partograph among obstetric care givers in public health institutions of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Yisma2013KnowledgeAU,
  title={Knowledge and utilization of partograph among obstetric care givers in public health institutions of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia},
  author={Engida Yisma and Berhanu Dessalegn and Ayalew Astatkie and Nebreed Fesseha},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Globally, there was an estimated number of 287,000 maternal deaths in 2010. Eighty five percent (245,000) of these deaths occurred in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia. Among the causes of these deaths were obstructed and prolonged labour which could be prevented by cost effective and affordable health interventions like the use of the partograph. The Use of the partograph is a well-known best practice for quality monitoring of labour and subsequent prevention of obstructed and… CONTINUE READING
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