Logo

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

www.hxznw.com www.micaze.com www.bursaglobe.com www.enjoyantalya.com www.gzzzn.com pornofb.com pornstab.com xvideosxporn.com burdur escort bartın escort eskişehir escort izmir escort escort bursa üvey anne pornosu escort izmir
Abstract

DAKSH: Digital Partograph and Intrapartum Monitoring Mobile Application

Author(s):Megha Singh, H Sudarshan and Abhas Tandon

Study design: This is a cross-sectional study which reports the development and pilot of a digital mobile partograph application in 5 primary healthcare centers of North Karnataka, India. Background: The DAKSH is a tablet-based application designed to improve care for women in the intrapartum period by addressing the issue related to paper partograph usage. Application is designed to provide real-time labor monitoring, basic decision making support by alerts and better record-keeping. The primary objective of the study was to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of mobile partograph in low resource primary healthcare centers. Methods: The digital partograph was introduced at 5 primary healthcare centers in North Karnataka, India. Following 2 days of training, remote monitoring was done through a dashboard and a bi-monthly evaluation visit was conducted. Results were analyzed in terms of quantitative analysis (data filled into the application was compared against hospital records) and qualitative analysis (during each bi-monthly visit staff nurses were interviewed). Results: A total of 10 staff nurses from these healthcare centers used the application to monitor 424 pregnancies for a period of 10-months. During this period the hospital observed around 463 childbirths and out of which 91.56% (n=424) were recorded into the application. Conclusion: This shows good acceptability of application among staff nurses. Plotting of partograph, auditory reminders to monitor labour vitals were helpful.


Card image
Subscribe Now!
Scope Categories
  • Clinical Research
  • Epidemiology
  • Oncology
  • Biomedicine
  • Dentistry
  • Medical Education
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pulmonology
  • Nephrology
  • Gynaecology
  • Dermatology
  • Dermatoepidemiology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Sexology
  • Osteology
  • Kinesiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Haematology
  • Psychology
  • Paediatrics
  • Angiology/Vascular Medicine
  • Critical care Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology
  • Hepatology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Bariatrics
  • Pharmacy and Nursing
  • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
  • Radiobiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Clinical immunology
  • Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy
  • Cell Biology
  • Genomics and Proteomics
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Bioinformatics and Biotechnology