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Title:
BARRIERS AFFECTING UTILIZATION OF PARTOGRAM IN LABOR UNIT AT BENHA UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Authors: Asmaa A.M.* Nadia M.F.** Amal A.H.*** Afaf M.E.****
Year: 2015
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Local/International: International
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Abstract:

The study was to assess the barriers affecting utilization of partogram in labor unit at Benha University Hospital. DESIGN: A descriptive design. SETTING: The labor unit in the obstetrical and gynecological department at Benha University Hospital. SAMPLE: Convenient sample of doctors and nurses who are working at the study setting, sample size was 40 nurses and 30 doctors. TOOLS: The tools of data collection were self-administrated questionnaire sheet& modified likert scale. RESULTS: Showed that, the majority of the studied doctors had good knowledge about the use of partogram and nearly three quarters of them had positive attitude regarding partogram. All of the studied doctors reported lack of time and increased number of cases considered as barriers for the utilization of partogram. As regards the studied nurses, more than half of them had poor knowledge about the partogram and the majority of them had negative attitude regarding the partogram. Also, the majority of the studied nurses reported lack of knowledge about partogram and absence of training related to the use of partogram as barriers for its effective utilization. CONCLUSION: There were barriers affecting utilization of partogram at Benha university hospital, the main barriers for doctors were lack of time and increased number of cases. Meanwhile,the main barriers for nurses were lack of knowledge about partogram and absence of training related to its use. RECOMMENDEDATIONS: Developing training programme for nurses working in labor unit regarding use of partogram to improve their knowledge, practice and attitude.

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