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dc.contributor.authorKizito, Omona
dc.date.accessioned2019-11-29T13:22:25Z
dc.date.available2019-11-29T13:22:25Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12280/2588
dc.description.abstractThe third delay is the delay in receiving adequate and appropriate treatment at the healthcare facility by mothers during and after pregnancy. Many factors attribute to this; shortage of staff, insufficient training, antibiotic unavailability and equipment among others. The purpose of the study was to ascertain the preparedness of Arua regional referral hospital to handle referred emergency obstetrics cases. A qualitative contextual descriptive phenomenological design was used. A sample of six (6) carefully selected mothers and four (4) midwives were used. Triangulation of methods was used to enhance quality. Transcriptions of the interviews was analyzed using descriptive thematic analysis As per WHO criteria, Arua Regional Referral Hospital was rated as a fully functional EmOC facility. Out of the 6 respondent mothers, two had received Emergency Obstetric Care three times from the facility while the rest of them received EmOC more than 5times. When asked about history of having been referred out, non of them was referred out. Again, when asked about the outcome of all their deliveries, four out of 6 had good maternal outcomes whereas 2 had bad maternal outcomes. Arua RRH remains an EmOC Health Facility, falling in keeping with the World Health Organization standard as well as the Uganda national standard, although some improvements are still wanting. The hospital needs to embark on training other surrounding health facilities on EmOC.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherTexila International Journal of Medicineen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesTexila International Journal of Medicine;Volume 6, Issue 1, May 2018
dc.subjectThird delaysen_US
dc.subjectEmergency obstetric care (basic and comprehensive)en_US
dc.subjectSignal functionen_US
dc.subjectTriangulation of methodsen_US
dc.subjectPhenomenological study design and member checksen_US
dc.titleThird Delays in the Management of Obstetric Emergencies: A Qualitative Study of Arua Regional Referral Hospital - Ugandaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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