Search for dissertations about: "maternity care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words maternity care.

  1. 1. Postnatal care - outcomes of various care options in Sweden

    Author : Lotta Ellberg; Ulf Högberg; Viveca Lindh; Ulla Waldenström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health economics; infant newborn; length of stay; maternal health services; midwife; patient satisfaction; patient readmission; postnatal care; postpartum; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Background: In high-income countries, hospital length of stay after a normal birth has gradually decreased correspondingly to length of stay in care of other patients. A short stay provides a greater opportunity for autonomy and an increased sense of participation, but it may involve great challenges satisfying parental guidance as well as on the possibility of preventing, discovering, and treating neonatal medical conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Postpartum care in transition : parents' and midwives' expectations and experience of postpartum care including the use of videoconferencing

    Author : Inger Lindberg; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aims are to explore pregnant women's expectations of postpartum care, midwives experience of organizational and professional change and parents' and midwives' experiences of postpartum care using VC. During the 1980s early discharge was introduced to facilitate a more family-oriented postpartum care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Soviet People with Female Bodies : Performing Beauty and Maternity in Soviet Russia in the mid 1930-1960s

    Author : Yulia Gradskova; Lisa Öberg; Helene Carlbäck; Lynne Attwood; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; oral history; Soviet Russia; maternity; beauty; everyday life; memory; body; normality; femininity; gender; intersectionality; Gender studies; Genus; History; Historia; historia; History;

    Abstract : The everyday practices of maternity and beauty are important for the enactment of femininity. This dissertation deals with femininities created in the context of changing ideas about “normality” in Soviet Russia during the mid 1930s-1960s and explores a diversity of norms, discourses and rituals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maternity care in Zambia : With special reference to social support

    Author : Margaret C Maimbolwa; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Social support; safe motherhood; maternity care; midwifery care; breastfeeding.;

    Abstract : The Zambian woman starts childbearing early and gives birth to an average of 5.9 children during her reproductive period. The already high levels of maternal deaths are increasing in Zambia. Only 43 per cent of the women deliver with the assistance of a skilled attendant. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quality Aspects of Maternal Health Care in Tanzania

    Author : David Paradiso Urassa; Gunilla Lindmark; Lennarth Nyström; Anders Carlstedt; Jos van Roosmalen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; quality assessment; essential obstetric; antenatal care; evaluations; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses some indicators of quality for maternity care in Tanzania, using antenatal management of anaemia and hypertension and emergency obstetric care as focal points. The care of pregnant women consecutively enrolled in antenatal care (n=379) was observed and compared with quality standard criteria. READ MORE