Research Papers/Topics in Nursing and Midwifery

Factors That Affect Completion of Antenatal Visits in Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital

ABSTRACT Antenatal care is named one of the pillars of safe motherhood, early and frequent attendance of antenatal care during pregnancy is important to identify and control risks factors in pregnancy. However many women in sub-Saharan Africa start antenatal care late and do not complete the recommended visits by WHO. Therefore they don’t fully benefit from its preventive and curative services. The aim of this study was to asses factors that affect completion of antenatal visits at Kampala...

Factors Affecting Utilization of Postnatal Care Services Among Mothers Attending Antenatal Clinic at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital

Abstract INTRODUCTION: The postnatal period refers to the first six weeks after birth. It is critical to the health and survival of a mother and her newborn but the quality of care for those who seek services is often poor and many women and their infants are not encouraged to seek care until 6 weeks after delivery. Therefore the purpose of the study was to assess factors affecting utilization of PNCs among mothers attending antenatal clinic at Kampala International University Teaching Hospi...

Medical Surgical Nursing a Care Study of a Patient With Diabetes Right Foot Ulcer

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Adolescent's Perception Towards Nursing as a Choice of Career Among S.S.S.3 Students of Selected Senior Secondary School in Ilorin

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYNursing is the largest health care profession in the health  care context (price et al., 2013), however the shortage of nurse is not a recent phenomenon. Its central significance given the fact that the care permeates every stratum and  segment of any parathions, which are elaborate in mature, places them  in advantage position to render high quality services to the community (I O M, 2009). The Sustainability of nursing depends on maintaining an equilibrium reg...

Factors Contributing To Malnutrition It’s Consequences And Prevention Among Children Underfive Years Of Age Admitted At Kampala International University Teachinghospital, Bushenyi District

ABSTRACT Uganda has one of the highest levels of childhood stunting in sub-Saharan Africa. Western Uganda has persistently registered highest levels of childhood malnutrition despite being referred to as “the food basket” of the country. To assess factors contributing to malnutrition, its consequences and prevention among children under five years of age admitted at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital (KIU-TH), a descriptive cross-sectional study design quantitative i...