The use of the partograph in labor monitoring: a cross-sectional study among obstetric caregivers in General Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

@article{Asibong2014TheUO,
  title={The use of the partograph in labor monitoring: a cross-sectional study among obstetric caregivers in General Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria},
  author={Udeme Essien Asibong and Ita Bassey Okokon and Thomas Agan and Affiong Oku and Margaret Mombel Opiah and Ekere James Essien and Emmanuel M. Monjok},
  journal={International Journal of Women's Health},
  year={2014},
  volume={6},
  pages={873 - 880}
}
Background Prolonged and obstructed labor is a significant cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in Nigeria, one of the six countries contributing significantly to the global maternal mortality crisis. The use of the partograph would engender a remarkable reduction in the number of these deaths since abnormal markers in the progress of labor would be identified early on. Objective This study aimed to evaluate the non-physician obstetric caregivers’ (OCGs) knowledge of partograph use, assess… 

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