Midwives’ intrapartum monitoring process and management resulting in emergency referrals in Tanzania: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{Shimoda2015MidwivesIM,
  title={Midwives’ intrapartum monitoring process and management resulting in emergency referrals in Tanzania: a qualitative study},
  author={Kana Shimoda and Sebalda Charles Leshabari and Shigeko Horiuchi and Yoko Shimpuku and Junko Tashiro},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND In the United Republic of Tanzania, the maternal mortality ratio, and neonatal mortality rate have remained high for the last 10 years. It is well documented that many complications of pregnancy are avoidable by providing skilled midwifery care during and immediately after childbirth. However, there have been delays in providing timely and necessary obstetric interventions, most likely due to lack of proper monitoring during labor. Yet, there has been little research concerning how… CONTINUE READING