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American Journal of Nursing Research. 2021, 9(5), 156-163
DOI: 10.12691/ajnr-9-5-1
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Effect of Implementing Clinical Pathway among Pregnant Women with Pyelonephritis on Childbirth and Neonatal Outcome

Aida Abd El-Razek1, , Gamila Gaber Ayoub1 and Nawara Gaber AbdElmenem Elkholy1

1Maternal and Newborn Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Menofia University, Egypt

Pub. Date: July 18, 2021

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Aida Abd El-Razek, Gamila Gaber Ayoub and Nawara Gaber AbdElmenem Elkholy. Effect of Implementing Clinical Pathway among Pregnant Women with Pyelonephritis on Childbirth and Neonatal Outcome. American Journal of Nursing Research. 2021; 9(5):156-163. doi: 10.12691/ajnr-9-5-1


Aim of this study to determine the effect of implementing clinical pathway among pregnant Women with pyelonephritis on childbirth and neonatal outcomes. Design: A quasi –experimental design. Setting: The study was conducted at outpatient’s clinic of obstetric department at Shebin EL-Kom Teaching Hospital, Menoufia University hospital at Shebin EL-Kom. Subjects: Convenient sample was used all stuff nurses in the obstetric department (20 nurses) as well as 50 pregnant mothers will selected and divided into two equal groups; intervention group (25mothers who received clinical pathway during second trimester of pregnancy) and control group (25 mothers who not received clinical pathway). Instruments: interviewing questionnaire for pregnant mothers, & nurses and Observation checklist of neonatal outcomes. Results: The study revealed that there was highly significant improvement in women knowledge after implementing clinical pathway, there was significant improvement in nurse’s knowledge, childbirth, and neonatal outcomes. Conclusion: There was significant improvement was obvious among women relief of their reported symptoms and their knowledge about pyelonephritis and measures to relieve it. Recommendations: Improve the quality of health care provided through routine screening of pregnant women and applying workshops for nurses to improve their knowledge about pyelonephritis during pregnancy.

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