The challenge of improving perinatal care in settings with limited resources. Observations of midwifery practices in Mozambique.

@article{Christensson2006TheCO,
  title={The challenge of improving perinatal care in settings with limited resources. Observations of midwifery practices in Mozambique.},
  author={Kyllike Christensson and Karen Odberg Pettersson and Ant{\'o}nio Bugalho and Karin Soares Gonçalves Cunha and M. Valdrighi Manuela and Clemencia Dgedge and Eva Johansson and Staffan Bergstr{\"o}m},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          47-61
        }
}
The aim of this study was to observe and analyse midwifery care routines related to asphyxia and hypothermia during the perinatal period and to investigate the effect of an in-service education program. A direct non-participant pre- and post-intervention observation study of midwifery a performance during childbirth was conducted at a labour ward in Maputo. The observed groups consisted of 702 and 616 midwifery-attended deliveries. Examination was also conducted of the partographs (702 vs. 616… CONTINUE READING
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