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Clinical Trials: Midwifery

Source: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Midwives are responsible for documenting and keeping care facts in midwifery departments. Inaccurate documentation or even minute error in reporting may lead to burdensome responsibility for midwives. This study has been conducted aimed to compare midwifery students' performance before and after teaching fundamentals of documentation. In this quasi-experimental study, 28 midwifery students were participated. Data were collected by a questionnaire including ... Read More
Last Updated: 24 Sep 2012
Source: Uppsala University
Many women and men are at risk for sexual transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies and have unrealistic family planning intentions and insufficient knowledge of health promoting lifestyle prior to conception. Without sufficient support from the health care system this can lead to negative consequences. The aim of our study was to investigate if the usage of the Reproductive Life Plan in midwifery counselling increases women's knowledge of reproduction ... Read More
Last Updated: 11 Dec 2012
Source: Herning Hospital
The main purpose of this study is to explore the impact of the birth environment on women's birth experience and relevant birth outcomes in the experimental Labour room compared to a standard Labour room. Read More
Last Updated: 10 Oct 2016
Source: Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
This study evaluates the effectiveness of warm packs, perineal massage and hands off, during labour, in the perineal outcomes. The perineal outcomes are perineal tears, grade of perineal tears, need of suture, perineal edema, perineal pain, use of drugs for perineal pain, and satisfaction with the technique used. Read More
Last Updated: 17 Nov 2015
Source: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Compare the clinical competence of undergraduate nursing students' of mashhad nursing and midwifery school in two groups applying nursing process (paper- based versus electronic). Read More
Last Updated: 19 Sep 2014
Source: Maastricht University Medical Center
In the Netherlands, which has about 200.000 births per year, maternity care is provided by midwives or general practitioners unless medical reasons necessitate specialist obstetric care. Women with low risk pregnancies are free to decide where to give birth, attended by their midwife or general practitioner, at home or in the hospital, from which they are then discharged within 24 hours. In the Netherlands these hospital births are referred to as ... Read More
Last Updated: 31 Mar 2010
Source: The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy and early infancy leads to low birth weight and childhood illnesses. 50% of all newborns in the UK are exposed to tobacco smoke due to maternal smoking or contact with second-hand smoke. The purpose of this study is to test the feasibility of delivering and evaluating the effectiveness of a Smoke Free Homes (SFH) health education intervention with pregnant women and mothers with newborns to reduce unborn and ... Read More
Last Updated: 22 Sep 2014
Source: Vanderbilt University
Perinatal outcomes in the US rank behind most other developed countries even though women in the US utilize more maternity services. Current approaches to consultation and collaboration among perinatal care providers, including nurse-midwives, obstetricians, and perinatologists, fragment care resulting in communication errors and maternal dissatisfaction. The CARE study will test an innovative interdisciplinary consult visit to improve communication, ... Read More
Last Updated: 29 Nov 2016
Source: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Using different methods of electronic learning has been increasingly developed by emerging electronic educational technologies. They could apply on the net, CDs, Mobile, etc in different usage alternatives: interactive and non-interactive both in online and off-line approaches. In this educational trial, the interactive and non-interactive CD-based method for teaching medical terminology to nursing students of MUMS school of nursing and Midwifery during ... Read More
Last Updated: 10 Jul 2012
Source: Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañon
The study was performed at Gregorio Marañón Hospital birth centre. A Randomised Clinical Trial comparing the two methods of pain relief in the first time of labour was carried out. In this study, 110 women in the first stage of labour were allocated in two study groups by a randomised block design. One of them used the birth ball as a pain relief method,and the other one used pethidine and haloperidol injection. Read More
Last Updated: 07 Jul 2015
Source: University of Aarhus
We wish to determine wich of two standardized suturing techniques is the best for perineal repair if a perineal laceration or an episiotomy is present after vaginal birth. The participants are healthy primi para and deliver at term. Read More
Last Updated: 28 Sep 2009
Source: University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand
The need to resort to a midwifery course work in cesarean is a common practice. Epidural analgesia for labor analgesia is practiced in 90% of women in obstetric work, as when the cesarean decision is taken course work in practice and the recommendations are to use the epidural catheter in place to convert the epidural analgesia in epidural anesthesia by re-injecting a local anesthetic on the catheter. General anesthesia is reserved only cases of extreme ... Read More
Last Updated: 04 Sep 2016
Source: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The aim of the study is to design and evaluate a school-based hand washing program for children in Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa, using a cluster randomized controlled trial (CRCT), so as to improve proper hand washing, increase knowledge level and also reduce school absenteeism. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Nov 2016
Source: University of Georgia
The proposed study is a double-blind randomized controlled trial in healthy pregnant women (BMI 18.5 - 29.9 kg/m2, age 18 - 40 yr) receiving prenatal care at Athens Regional Midwifery clinic (ARMC). The primary goal of the proposed study is to determine relative changes in blood folate and DNA methylation levels in response to 2 different supplemental doses of folic acid one of which will provide the Institute of Medicine's recommended folate intake for ... Read More
Last Updated: 28 Jun 2016
Source: University of Beykent
ABSTRACT Introduction: In addition to pain caused by uterine contractions in labour, in 33% of women, continuous and severe back pain is observed. In management of this pain, sterile water injection is considered to be an effective method. Aim of this study is assessment of effectiveness and satisfaction of this method among Turkish women in which analgesic methods are not extensively used in labour and rates of cesarean section exponentially increases. ... Read More
Last Updated: 01 Mar 2016
Source: Ain Shams University
To compare the short term risks and benefits of cord milking 5 times toward the neonate with delayed cord clamping for 120 seconds in the full term neonate delivered by cesarean section. Read More
Last Updated: 18 May 2016
Source: University of Aarhus
The purpose of this study is to determine whether use of the Safe Delivery smartphone application by midwives can reduce excess blood loss from bleeding, and infant death during childbirth in Ghanaian women. Moreover, it will be investigated whether the Safe Delivery application can increase midwives' knowledge and skills in managing childbirth. Fifteen hospitals in Greater Accra, Ghana, will be cluster randomized to either use the Safe Delivery application ... Read More
Last Updated: 17 May 2016
Source: Emory University
This study will address vaccine uptake both for pregnant women and for their children, through 20 months of age, to test the hypothesis that exposure to the P3+ intervention package will increase the likelihood a pregnant woman gets herself vaccinated against influenza and pertussis before delivery and get her child vaccinated on time. This study builds off of a prior intervention, developed by Emory, at the practice, provider, and patient levels (P3) to ... Read More
Last Updated: 07 Sep 2016
Source: Ryerson University
Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is the leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality in Canada. It may be passed from a study participant colonized in the genital tract by GBS to their baby during vaginal birth. While approximately 10 to 30% of pregnant people harbour GBS in the vagina or rectum, the incidence of neonatal GBS disease is 1 to 2 infants per 1000 births. The use of intrapartum antibiotics to treat colonized individuals with or without risk ... Read More
Last Updated: 19 Aug 2015
Source: Hospital Universitario Principe de Asturias
The best technique for this repair would be that which requires least time in realisation, least consumption of material for the repair and that which produces less pain at short and long-term permitting the resumption of intercourse quicker and with less pain thereby requiring less necessity to take out the stitches and less frequency of re stitching. The investigators research is looking for a technique for repairing the perineum more advantageously. Read More
Last Updated: 20 Oct 2008
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