Article of Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacy
Of Obstetric Assisted Women in Primary Care in a Municipality of Agreste Alagoano
SILVA, A.F1; SANTOS, B.B1; NASCIMENTO, C.A1; SILVA, D.M1; TIAGO FERREIRA DANTAS, T.F1; KAROL FIREMAN DE FARIAS, K.F1.
Federal University of Alagoas (UFAL)1.
Pregnancy is period of biological somatic psychological and social experience by women. It’s a time of restructuring, new experiences and discoveries that bring impacts on the lives of pregnants. Brazil has demonstrated reduction in maternal mortality since 1990 and this can be attributed to improvement in the investigation of deaths of women of childbearing age (10-49 years). Faced with these issues, this study aims to trace the obstetric profile of women seeking care in primary health care in city of inland Alagoas. This descriptive and exploratory study data were obtained from semi-structured application form with 100 women who has being attended gynecological nursing is primary care from a city in Alagoas harsh in the period from January to June 2015. The project was approved by the National Committee of Ethics and Reasearch (C.A.A.E 3140014.9.0000.5013.Opinion 931,700). Of the 100 women, 43 % were between the ages of 46 to 75 years, 51 % were married 77 % of them were brunette, 62% had completed elementary school. In relation to sexual and reproductive characteristics, the overage age of first sexual intercourse was 19 years, 65% had up to 03 pregnancies, 22 % between 4-6, 13 % had more than 06 pregnancies. Regarding the birth, 74,5 % were natural and 25,8 % c-section or hormone currently and 94 % were not pregnant or nursing. The obstetric profile showed that women are having fewer children, nevertheless there are a significant number of caesarian depicting by uses, thus increasing the risk of gynecological infections and unplanned pregnancy. Although there is a decrease in the number of pregnancies, the caesarian rate remains high compare with that recommended by the World Health Organization be noted the lack of concern with family planning and the risks related to lack of prevention of sexual diseases. Thus, the proper care for women during pregnancy and childbirth is critical in order to receive, disseminate information and generate changes in the lifestyle of women.
Keywords: Women’s Health; Obstetric Nursing; Health Care; Women’s Health Services
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