Evaluation of Knowledge and Practice of Midwife's in Nutrition during Labor by Evidence Based Care

Yousefzadeh, Sedigheh and Tafazoli, Mahin and Dadgar, Salmeh (2013) Evaluation of Knowledge and Practice of Midwife's in Nutrition during Labor by Evidence Based Care. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 15 (36). pp. 15-21.

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Introduction: Although, parturient mothers need a lot of energy during labor, less scientific information is available regarding the effects of eating and drinking on labor progress. As people's knowledge directly affect on their activities, the successful duty performance depends on knowledge based on professional practices. This study was performed aimed at investigating knowledge and practice of midwives about nutrition during labor by evidence based care. Methods: This single-group single-phase descriptive study was conducted on 55 employed midwives of Mashhad university of medical sciences hospitals. First, scientific sources have been searched by reliable evidence based care for nutrition during labor. Then, a self-made researcher questionnaire (designed based on the reliable references and evidence based care studies) has been completed by midwives. Data were analyzed using SPSS software version 11.5 and statistical descriptive tests. Results: Most of studied cases (72.8) had remarkable knowledge about role of nutrition during labor. 44 midwives (79.4) believed that nutrition during labor decreases the labor time. As practice, 37 midwives (67.2) suggested nutrition during labor based on recommended diet in evidence based care. Conclusion: Most ofmidwives (72.8) had sufficient Knowledge in importance of nutrition during labor, but their Knowledge about safe diet strategy which recommended on evidence based study only is moderate (66.67).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 15:17
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 15:17
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5406

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