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Assessment of pattern of self-administration during pregnancy in Tehran and Sanandaj

(2020) Assessment of pattern of self-administration during pregnancy in Tehran and Sanandaj. Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences.

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Abstract

Background and Aim: Pregnancy is associated with many physiological changes that can affect the effectiveness of drugs. Our purpose in this study was to asses the pattern of drug use during pregnancy, self-administration consumption, maternal and fetal complications. Materials and Methods: This study was conducted on 1300 pregnant women referred to health centers of Sanandaj and south of Tehran during 2016-17. The information was obtained by interviewing mothers and examining the documentation of the delivery. Finally all data analysis was performed by SPSS software, v.18 and Chi square and T-test. Results: The largest age group of participants was 18-35 years old (80.2%). The most of them were housewives )78.5%) and 87.3% of them had at least a diploma. self-administration consumption was significantly more common in mothers with unwanted pregnancies and those who received their prenatal care from unskilled persons (P<0.05). Conclusion: In women with self-administration consumption, the mean of education was less. It is concluded that education system has a important role in the change of knowledge, attitude and performance. self-administration consumption more happened between they who were advised by unskilled assistance and they who had uwanted pregnancy. Therefore, we should extend Reproductive Health services for development of Iranian women and mothers society

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Drug use pattern; Pregnancy; Self-administration; consumption
Divisions: Education Vice-Chancellor Department > Faculty of Medicine > Departments of Clinical Sciences > Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Page Range: pp. 54-61
Journal or Publication Title: Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 25
Number: 1
Publisher: Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
ISSN: 1560652X
Depositing User: دکتر علیرضا غریب
URI: http://eprints.muk.ac.ir/id/eprint/4585

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