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Effect of Implementing Clinical Pathway among Pregnant Women with Pyelonephritis on Childbirth and Neonatal Outcome

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


American Journal of Nursing Research. 2021, Vol. 9 No. 5, 156-163
DOI: 10.12691/ajnr-9-5-1
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Cite this paper:
Aida Abd El-Razek, Gamila Gaber Ayoub, 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.

Correspondence to: Aida  Abd El-Razek, Maternal and Newborn Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Menofia University, Egypt. Email: aidaalrazek@gmail.com

Abstract

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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