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Clinical and epidemiological aspects of prematurity in a Normal Delivery Center, São Paulo, Brazil

Miriam Siqueira do Carmo Rabello, Sonia Maria Oliveira de Barros

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao1874

ABSTRACTObjective:To present clinical and epidemiological aspects of prematurity in a Normal Delivery Center, and to describe outcomes.Methods:A cross-sectional retrospective study, with 189 medical records of premature, single, and living fetuses, with gestational ages between 25 and 36.6 weeks.Results:The prevalence of preterm births was 7.8%, and 23.2% in adolescent mothers. The most frequent obstetric complication was premature rupture of ovular membranes (35.4%), followed by hypertensive syndrome (18.5%). Cesarean section was performed in 33% of cases. The Apgar score in the 1st […]

The need to include obstetric nurses in prenatal care visits in the public health system

Selma Aparecida Lagrosa Garcia, Sidney Antonio Lagrosa Garcia, Umberto Gazi Lippi

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010rw1486

ABSTRACTObjective:To investigate, with a qualitative approach, the role of Obstetric Nurses at the primary level of care given to women’s health as a vital component of the multidisciplinary team, which today is fundamental for providing care, prevention as well as health education and promotion, especially in programs whose activities are geared towards primary care of pregnant, parturient, and puerpera women.Methods:Brazilian laws and the determinations of Nursing Councils in reference to the activities of the obstetric nurse were researched, including the […]