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Quantity and quality of antenatal care services in Karabük Community Health Center

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dc.contributor.author Çatak, B.
dc.contributor.author Aksan, A.D.
dc.contributor.author Zencir, Mehmet
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-16T12:43:45Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-16T12:43:45Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.issn 1303734X (ISSN)
dc.identifier.uri http://acikerisim.pau.edu.tr:8080/xmlui/handle/11499/8624
dc.description.abstract Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the quality and quantity of prenatal care services given by family physicians and midwives according to gestastional week in Karabuk Community Health Center (CHC). Method: In this descriptive study 365 pregnant women was selected as sample among 753 pregnant women registered at Karabuk CHC in 18/01/2011. 93.0% of women in the selected sample has been visited in their homes and the face to face interviews were done. The questionnaire was prepared according to Prenatal Care Management Guidelines (PCMG) of Ministry of Health. Descriptive analyses like mean, median were used. Results: The number of follow-ups was not complete in 23.7% of 15-24 month, 34.4% of 25-32 month, 52,1% of 33-42 month pregnant women. At least four follow-up visits were completed only in 66,7% of postpartum women. Timing of first visit was after 15th week in 15,6% of women. In follow up visits 62.5% of of women's height were never measured, in 13,0% the fetal hearth sound of infants didn't monitored at least once. Laboratory test numbers were under the level required by PCMG. The delivery conditions weren't planned in 41,8% of last trimester and postpartum women and training about breastfeeding wasn't given to 15,5 of the same group. Conclusion: In family medicine model in Karabuk CHC developments in number of prenatal follow-up visits were observed, but no substantial improvements were found in quality of prenatal visits. Regular in service trainings shoud be given to family doctors and midwives. The use of prenatal care guideline published by MoH should be increased. Regular field researches conducted by Community Health Centers would contribute to increase the quality of antenatal visits.
dc.language.iso English; Turkish
dc.relation.isversionof 10.5455/pmb.20110725054246
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess
dc.subject Family Medicine
dc.subject Pregnancy
dc.subject Prenatal Care
dc.subject Primary Care Health Services
dc.subject Quality of Prenatal Care
dc.subject article
dc.subject delivery
dc.subject female
dc.subject follow up
dc.subject general practitioner
dc.subject health care quality
dc.subject health center
dc.subject health service
dc.subject home
dc.subject human
dc.subject interview
dc.subject major clinical study
dc.subject midwife
dc.subject practice guideline
dc.subject pregnant woman
dc.subject prenatal care
dc.subject puerperium
dc.subject questionnaire
dc.title Quantity and quality of antenatal care services in Karabük Community Health Center
dc.title.alternative Karabük Toplum Sağlığı Merkezi Bölgesinde doğum öncesi bakım hizmetlerinin nicelik ve niteliği
dc.type Article
dc.relation.journal TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin
dc.identifier.volume 11
dc.identifier.issue 2
dc.identifier.startpage 153
dc.identifier.endpage 162
dc.relation.publicationCategory Ulusal Hakemli Dergi
dc.identifier.index Scopus


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