Search for dissertations about: "Obstructed labour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Obstructed labour.

  1. 1. Obstructed labour and Birth preparedness: Community studies from Uganda

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Jerome Kabakyenga; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; obstructed labour; individual factors; health system factors; protecting own integrity; adverse outcomes; knowledge of danger signs; birth preparedness; assistance by skilled birth attendants; Uganda;

    Abstract : Labour is said to be obstructed when the presenting part fails to descend through the birth canal despite strong uterine contractions. The condition is mostly prevalent in low-income countries where the main causes are cephalopelvic disproportion and malpresentation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving the quality of caesarean section in a low-resource setting An intervention by criteria-based audit at a tertiary hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Andrew Hans Mgaya; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caesarean section; Criteria-based audit; Fetal distress; Obstructed labour; Low resource setting; Robson classification; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : A sharp increase in caesarean section (CS) rates at the Muhimbili National Referral Hospital (MNH) – a tertiary referral hospital in Tanzania – by 50% in 2000–2011, was associated with concomitant increase in maternal complications and deaths and inconsistent improvement in newborn outcomes. The aims of this thesis were to explore care providers’ in-depth perspective of the reasons for these high rates of CS, and to evaluate and improve standards of care for the most common indica-tions of CS, obstructed labour and fetal distress, which are also major causes of adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Severe maternal morbidity in Angola : Studies on postpartum haemorrhage, jaundice and clinic-based audit

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Roland T Strand; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Active management of third stage of labour; Angola; audit; jaundice; malaria; hepatitis E; postpartum haemorrhage; uterine rupture; waiting time;

    Abstract : Background: Angola has recently ended a long period of warfare, which has resulted in an almost complete collapse of public health. In Luanda, the capital, some 70,000 deliveries take place in public facilities. Maternal morbidity and mortality is among the highest in the world. Postpartum haemorrhage is the dominant cause of death. READ MORE

  4. 4. A longitudinal study of dentofacial morphology in young children treated for the obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Odontology

    Author : Lena Zettergren Wijk; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The most common cause of OSAS in children is enlarged tonsils and/or adenoids. Consequently, the treatment for OSAS in children with enlarged tonsils and/or adenoids is adeno-/tonsillectomy. The prevalence of OSAS in children is 1-3%, with the peak incidence at the ages 2 to 6 years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pregnancy and delivery-related complications in Rwanda prevalence, associated risk factors, health economic impact, and maternal experiences

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University, Department of Clinical Sciences Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Author : Jean Paul Semasaka Sengoma; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pregnancy and delivery-related complications; cross-sectional study; qualitative method; costing study; health economics; epidemiology; self-rated health status; pregnancy; childbirth; postpartum; Rwanda; prevalence; experiences; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Every year more than 1.5 million women suffer from pregnancy and delivery-related complications (PDCs) during pregnancy and childbirth worldwide, and these women are a vulnerable population for lifelong consequences, somatically, psychologically and financially. READ MORE