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ASSESSMENT OF MIDWIVES' KNOWLEDGE ON MANAGEMENT OF THIRD STAGE OF LABOR IN HOLLY KARBALA CITY HOSPITALS

Zuhor Jasim. Ahmed*, Dr. Muna Abdulwahab Khaleel.

Abstract
Background: ,Ensuring ,high ,quality ,care ,during ,labor ,and ,childbirth ,is ,important ,to eliminate preventable ,maternal ,deaths, neonatal,deaths,and, intrapartum ,stillbirths. ,Today, ,it ,is ,well-known that postpartum ,hemorrhage ,(PPH) ,is ,the ,leading ,cause ,of ,maternal , postpartum ,deaths ,worldwide ,. Management ,of , ,third ,stage ,of ,labor ,greatly ,depend ,on ,the ,presence ,of ,highly ,informed ,and ,qualified nurse ,midwives ,staff.
Methodology: ,A ,descriptive ,cross-sectional ,study ,design ,was ,conducted , ,from , ,30 ,/July ,/ ,2019 ,to ,29 ,/ July ,/ ,2020 ,to ,investigate , the,nurse ,midwives ,knowledge ,regarding ,third ,stage ,of ,labor ,and ,to ,find ,out the ,relationship ,between , ,nurse , ,midwives , ,knowledge , regarding , ,third ,stage ,of ,labor ,with ,their ,socio demo-graphic ,and ,personal ,characteristics. ,All ,nurse ,midwives ,(n=78) ,were ,included ,who , works ,at ,the hospitals ,of ,holly ,Karbala ,city. ,A ,constructed ,questionnaire ,was ,prepared ,and ,adopted ,by ,the ,researcher to ,meet ,the , objectives ,of ,the ,study, ,it ,contains ,: ,Socio- ,demographic , ,and , ,personal , ,characteristics , ,(6 items) ,and ,knowledge ,of ,nurse ,midwives , about ,third ,stage ,of ,labor , ,(46 ,items).
Results: ,The ,study ,result ,revealed ,that ,the ,study ,participants' ,average ,overall ,knowledge ,score ,for ,all domains ,was ,(71.8 ,percent) , indicating ,moderate ,overall ,knowledge ,of ,nurse-midwives ,in ,Holy ,Karbala City ,hospitals ,in ,third-stage ,nursing ,care. ,The ,result ,of ,the , current ,study ,also ,depicts ,that ,midwives education ,attainment ,and ,their ,years ,of ,experience ,have ,been ,highly ,associated ,with ,nurse , midwives knowledge ,towards ,management ,of ,third ,stage ,of ,labor ,at ,p-value ,<0.01. ,In ,addition, ,results ,indicated that ,there ,is ,a ,significant, relationship ,between ,midwives ,participation ,in ,training ,courses ,and ,their knowledge ,towards ,management ,of ,third ,stage ,of ,labor. ,
Conclusions ,and ,Recommendations: , ,It ,concluded ,that ,the ,nurse-midwives ,under ,study ,have ,moderate knowledge ,about ,the ,overall , concepts, ,information ,and ,skills ,related ,to ,third ,stage ,of ,labor. ,They ,have moderate ,knowledge ,about ,uterine ,drugs ,and ,varying ,from , moderate ,to ,poor ,knowledge ,about ,umbilical cord ,cutting ,and ,have ,poor ,knowledge ,about ,control ,and ,placenta ,delivery, ,uterine ,massage , and ,placenta examination. ,Accordingly, ,it ,is ,recommended ,to ,apply ,intensive ,training ,courses ,programs ,to ,provide ,the nurse-midwives ,with , details ,about ,concepts, ,information ,and ,skills ,related ,to ,the ,third ,stage ,of ,labor and to ,achieve ,further ,studies ,to ,investigate ,the ,effect ,of, applying ,an ,educational ,program ,on ,the knowledge of ,the ,nurse-midwives ,about ,third ,stage ,of ,labor.

Key words: Nurse-Midwives, Knowledge, Third stage of labor management


 
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Zuhor Jasim. Ahmed, Dr. Muna Abdulwahab Khaleel. ASSESSMENT OF MIDWIVES' KNOWLEDGE ON MANAGEMENT OF THIRD STAGE OF LABOR IN HOLLY KARBALA CITY HOSPITALS. JCR. 2020; 7(12): 2316-2323. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.12.340


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Zuhor Jasim. Ahmed, Dr. Muna Abdulwahab Khaleel (2020) ASSESSMENT OF MIDWIVES' KNOWLEDGE ON MANAGEMENT OF THIRD STAGE OF LABOR IN HOLLY KARBALA CITY HOSPITALS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (12), 2316-2323. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.12.340