Knowledge and utilization of the partograph among midwives in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.

@article{Opiah2012KnowledgeAU,
  title={Knowledge and utilization of the partograph among midwives in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.},
  author={Margaret M Opiah and Abosede Bola Ofi and Ekere James Essien and Emmanuel M. Monjok},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          125-32
        }
}
This cross-sectional study assessed knowledge and utilization of the partograph among midwives in two tertiary health facilities in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. A descriptive survey design was utilized, using a structured questionnaire administered to 165 midwives purposively selected from the Federal Medical Center (FMC) (79) and Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH) (86). Results revealed that 84% of midwives knew what the partograph was and 92.7% indicated that the use of… CONTINUE READING
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