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Audit of the First Antenatal Care Visit in Banat Health Center, Wad Medani, Gezira State, Sudan (2012)

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dc.contributor.author Abbas, Eman Abdel Muniem Mohammed
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-27T07:52:36Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-27T07:52:36Z
dc.date.issued 2013-08
dc.identifier.uri http://repo.uofg.edu.sd/handle/123456789/2023
dc.description A Dissertation Submitted to the University of Gezira in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Degree of Master of Science in Family Medicine Department of Community and Family Medicine Faculty of Medicine November, 2013 en_US
dc.description.abstract Antenatal care is widely accepted as one of the functions of primary health care. It is highly linked to the preventive care and women’s health in general practice, community health care and midwifery. Doctors, midwifes and other health professionals are all involved in the provision of antenatal care. The aim of the study is to audit current practice of antenatal care in Banat Health Center and highlight the defects and reach to solutions; in order to improve services and reach to safe pregnancy, delivery and outcome. A descriptive study of an audit process was conducted in Banat Health Centre belonging to the Department of Family Medicine, Gezira State, Sudan from January to December 2012. All registered pregnant women of first antenatal care visit was selected. Criteria from NICE guidelines and relevant standard were developed. The information was gathered retrospectively from patient’s files in the electronic medical records.The investigator approached 27 out of 30 components of the criteria. According to the standard, the demographic data was achieved at an excellent level except the duration of marriage which revealed a highly significant lack (3.49 percent). History taking in general was achieved fully to a full standard. Examination whether general or obstetrical was achieved at an excellent level, except the height measurement of (49.42 percent).All relevant investigations were achieved at a very good level, except HIV screening of (11.05 percent) and blood grouping and rhesus factor and TORCH screening of (zero per cent). Treatment was achieved at a lesser level. Health education was poor in this study (50.58 percent) and excellent achievement of determined second visit. The components of the criteria of first antenatal care visit in Banat Health Center were excellent achieved except obvious deficient in some investigations (HIV, blood grouping and rhesus factor and TORCH screening) and health education. Recycling of this audit study, training of doctors, midwifes, lab technicians and other health centre staff, and comparison with other health centers in same audit study are recommended. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Osman Hamid Abd Elhameed (Main Supervise ) El Hassan Mohammed El Hassan (C.o Supervise|) en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Gezira en_US
dc.subject Healthcare en_US
dc.subject Women 's Health en_US
dc.subject Pregnancy safety en_US
dc.title Audit of the First Antenatal Care Visit in Banat Health Center, Wad Medani, Gezira State, Sudan (2012) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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