Assessment of Women's Health Needs and Problems after Cesarean Section

Maha Adel
2016 Port Said Scientific Journal of Nursing  
Cesarean Section is a form of childbirth in which a surgical incision is made through a mother's abdomen and uterus to deliver one or more babies.Aim: The aim of the current study was to assess health needs and problems of women after cesarean section.Subject and Methods: A descriptive research design was utilized in the current study. The study Setting was conducted at postpartum department at Mansoura city hospital. Subjects consisted of 200 posts Cesarean Section women were recruited to
more » ... cipate in this study. Tools; three tools were used for data collection and developed by investegator. A) First tool: a structed interviweing questionnair, B) second tool: assessment sheet of women's knowledge about selfcare after Cesarean Section, C) Third tool: assessment of women's health needs and health problems after Cesarean Section.Results: The results of the current study revealed that, the low level of knowledge among the studied women (76.0%). The most common health needs among women were: awerence about family planning method (81.5%) and need for family support (75.5%). The common health problems among women were: lower abdominal pain (82.0%), and sleep deficits (73.0%).Conclusion: The study was concluced that there was a highly statistically significant relation between knowledge and reproductive tract problems and reproductive needs. In addition, between knowledge related to medical consultation and health needs. Recommendation: developing a health educational program concerning health needs and problems of women after Cesarean Section.
doi:10.21608/pssjn.2019.32334 fatcat:w2yv5w4be5g2dhbgcuq4ts4kr4