Evaluation of a clean delivery kit intervention in preventing umbilical cord infections in Monrovia, Liberia
Wendy Post, MSN, BSN, RN; Sharon Davies, BS; Charlene D. Whitaker-Brown, DNP, MSN, FNP-C -- School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Odel Fayiah, NM, School of Nurse Midwifery, University of Liberia School of Nurse Midwifery, Monrovia, Liberia; Catherine Cooper, MD, Department of Health Services, Ministry of Health Liberia Executive Council, Monrovia, Maryland, USA
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The project's objective was to evaluate the effectiveness, impact, and rate of infant umbilical cord infection when community health care workers/ midwives utilized clean delivery kits in under-resourced areas of Monrovia, Liberia. A descriptive-exploratory design study was conducted to determine the rate of kit utilization,infection rate; with retrospective chart review.
Leadership Connection 2018: Transformative Nursing Leadership, September 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
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|Keywords||Clean Birth Kits;
Global Maternal Child Health;
Umbilical Cord Infection;
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