International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 204

Table of Content: October 2010; 2(2)

October 2010

Beliefs of patients about the causes of Tuberculosis in rural Andhra Pradesh

  This paper explores the beliefs concerning cause of tuberculosis (TB) in Nalgonda district, Andhra Pradesh (A.P.). Health care professionals primarily attribute TB causation to germs such as bacteria. However, patients with TB described the causation of their disease in multiple ways that differ significantly from that of health professionals. Results indicate that causation beliefs held by TB patients can be...

Author(s): Bojja Venkatraju and Sheela Prasad

October 2010

The effects of pre-pregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain on neonatal birth weight in Taiwan

  The aim of this retrospective study was to explore the effects of pre-pregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain on neonatal birth weight in Taiwan.Study subjects included two hundred and sixty three women who delivered their babies at two local hospitals in southern Taiwan. Initial data included maternity records on age, parity, socio-economic status, body mass index (BMI), pregnancy weight...

Author(s): Mei-Yueh Chang, Chun-Hua Kuo and Kuei-Feng Chiang, MPH, RN