Search for dissertations about: "maternal care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 197 swedish dissertations containing the words maternal care.

  1. 1. Maternal Mortality in Sweden Classification, Country of Birth, and Quality of Care

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Annika Esscher; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; underreporting; foreign-born; immigrants; low-income countries; suboptimal care; audit; suicide; reproductive age; maternal death; maternal care; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : After decades of decrease, maternal mortality rates have shown a slight increase in Europe. Immigrants, especially Africans, have shown to be at higher risk than native women. This could not be explained solely by well-known obstetric and socio-economic risk factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social determinants and the role of maternal health care services for equity in maternal health in Ghana from 1988 – 2008

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Benedict Oppong Asamoah; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; inequality; social determinants; equity; socio-economic factors; maternal mortality; maternal health; fertility; modern contraception; antenatal care; skilled birth attendants; policy; health care services; Ghana;

    Abstract : Maternal health services are the least equitable health care services in most low- and middle-income countries. Improving maternal health in Ghana continues to be a major public health challenge. READ MORE

  3. 3. Maternal mortality in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Obstetrik och gynekologi

    Author : Ulf Högberg; Umeå universitet.; [1985]
    Keywords : history of medicine; maternal health services; family planning; pregnancy complications; legal and illegal abortions; puerperal infections; embolism; cesarean section; maternal mortality; pregnancy care;

    Abstract : Every year about half a million women die from complications of pregnancy, parturition and puerperium, most of which are preventable. The purpose of this thesis was to chart the distribution and decline in maternal mortality in Sweden between 1751 and 1980, and furthermore to characterize positive (predisposing) factors and negative (protective) factors of maternal mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Swedish Maternal Health Care Register Internal Validity, User Perspectives and Register Outcomes; and Experiences by Midwives in Antenatal Care

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kerstin Petersson; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Quality registers; medical records; validity; degree of coverage; antenatal care; pregnancy; prenatal diagnosis; uptake; work condition; guidelines; epidemiology; qualitative research; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : BackgroundEstablished in 1999, the Swedish Maternal Health Care Register (MHCR), collects data on pregnant women and their offspring. Since 2013, the MHCR has been a part of the Swedish Pregnancy Register (SPR). Data are entered manually into the MHCR by midwives in antenatal care (ANC). READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond ‘Cesarean Overuse’ Hospital-Based Audits of Obstetric Care and Maternal Near Miss in Tehran, Iran

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Soheila Mohammadi; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caesarean section; maternal near miss; clinical audit; care quality; care experience; Afghan migrants; Iran; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : With one in two women delivering surgically, Iran has one of the highest rates of cesarean section (CS) worldwide. CS overuse in low-risk pregnancies potentially exposes women to Maternal Near-Miss (MNM) morbidity with minimal health benefits. This thesis studied obstetric care quality and MNM at hospitals with high rates of CS in Tehran, Iran. READ MORE