Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Okafor Innocent Igwebueze

Okafor Innocent Igwebueze
Teaching Hospital,
Parklane, Enugu, Enugu State

  • Research Article
    Clinical Audit of Quality of Intrapartum Care in a State University Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Southeast, Nigeria
    Author(s): Okafor Innocent IgwebuezeOkafor Innocent Igwebueze

    Objectives: To assess the quality of intrapartum care in Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Enugu. Methods: This retrospective clinical audit on intrapartum care quality indicators in the birth, newborn, intensive care unit and theatre registers was undertaken from January1, 2010 to December 31, 2014. Data was analyzed using excel 2007 software and has been presented using percentages.  Results: A total of 5211 women delivered 5385 babies (including174 twins). Majority of the women were of ages between 20-35 years (3995/5211, 76.7%), parity 2-4 (3001/5211, 56.7%) and booked (3731/5211, 71.6%). Preterm delivery (<37 weeks) occurred in (781/5211, 15.0%). Vaginal and caesarean deliveries occurred in (3495/5211, 67.1%) and (1533/5211, 29.4%) respectively. The commonest indication for caesarean delivery was previous c.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000249

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