Maternity services during COVID-19 Pandemic and lockdown at Provincial Public Hospital in Nepal

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  • Murari Thakur Provincial Hospital Janakpurdham, Province-2

Abstract

Aims: To assess the hospital delivery pattern during COVID 19 pandemics and lockdown.

Methods: This is a retrospective study conducted at Provincial Public Hospital Janakpurdham, Nepal from April to July 2020. Data were collected from hospital record and descriptive analysis performed using MS Excel.

Results: Total of 1536 women delivered in three month and caesarean section rate was 16.7% (257/1536). Previous caesarean section was the major contributor (46%) to the overall caesarean section rate.

Conclusions: Maternity services were provided during COVID 19 pandemics and Lockdown. Cesarean section rate was near the recommended level.

Keywords: Cesarean section, lockdown, pandemic, vaginal deliveries

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2020-11-15

How to Cite

Thakur, M. (2020). Maternity services during COVID-19 Pandemic and lockdown at Provincial Public Hospital in Nepal. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 15(2). Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/NJOG/article/view/32914

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