Assessment of Causes of Wounds Infection (WI) after Caesarean Section at Al - Batol Teaching Hospital in Iraq
Keywords:Wound infection, Causes, Cesarean delivery.
Objectives: the study aimed to identify the causes of wound infection occurrence of post cesarean section and to find out the relationship between causes and some socio-demographic data.
Methodology: A descriptive study was conducted on women who suffering from wounds infection after caesarean section at Al-Batol Teaching Hospital in Baqubah city, for the period from 20 of December 2020 to the 15 of April 2021. A purposive non-probability sample of (110) women suffer from wounds infection after caesarean section. The data were collected by questionnaire and analyzed through using the Statistical Package of Social Science (SPSS version 22.0) performed using descriptive and inferential statistical analysis procedure.
Results: Results of the study shows that no significant relationships between mothers' responding and their socio-demographic data where shows that weak relationships are a proved were accounted at P>0.05. Most of the women reproductive variables had no significant relationship with causes except "Parity" with the cause's main domain.
Recommendation: that the need to pay attention to the follow-up of pregnancy women in primary health care center especially younger women with primigravida, resident in rural areas and to focusing on treating disease such as anemia as step toward reducing complication of CS. Also, raising awareness would be able to prevent and/or reduced SSI, by providing women who have undergone cesarean section a published instruction manual.
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