Study of Maternal and Fetal Outcome among Booked and Unbooked Patients at tertiary Hospital

Authors

  • Shanti Sunuwar Subedi Nobel Medical College and Teaching Hospital https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2116-7654
  • Rakina Bhansakarya Nobel Medical College and Teaching Hospital
  • Sajjan Kumar Sharma Nobel Medical College and Teaching Hospital

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/bjhs.v5i2.31376

Keywords:

Anaemia, booked mothers, unbooked mothers, maternal outcome, perinatal outcome

Abstract

Introduction: To evaluate the maternal and perinatal outcome in booked and unbooked cases.

Objectives: To assess the maternal and fetal outcomes in unbooked and booked patients.

Methodology: This was a cross-sectional comparative study conducted in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from Augustti2019 to January 2020. Using a convenient sampling technique, 204 samples were taken and cross-sectional study was done.

Results: There were total 204 cases in this study;102were booked and 102 were unbooked. In this study, 85(83%) of booked cases were educated up to secondary level as compared toti65 (64%) of unbooked cases. There was no significant difference in Apgar score in 1 and 5 minute between booked and unbooked cases. More babies in the unbooked group were transferred to NICU as compared to the booked group and the difference was significant (9.8%vs 1.9%). Greater proportion of booked cases had spontaneous vaginal delivery (81.3% vs 59.8%) and complications like preterm delivery, anemia, preeclampsia/ eclampsia, complicated labor and puerperal sepsis was also less in the booked group.

Conclusions: The study showed that unbooked mothers and their newborns had higher chance of having complications.

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Author Biographies

Shanti Sunuwar Subedi, Nobel Medical College and Teaching Hospital

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and gynaecology

Rakina Bhansakarya, Nobel Medical College and Teaching Hospital

Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and gynaecology

Sajjan Kumar Sharma, Nobel Medical College and Teaching Hospital

Jounior Resident, Department of Obstetrics and gynaecology

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Published

2020-09-30

How to Cite

Subedi, S. S., Bhansakarya, R., & Sharma, S. K. (2020). Study of Maternal and Fetal Outcome among Booked and Unbooked Patients at tertiary Hospital. Birat Journal of Health Sciences, 5(2), 1027–1030. https://doi.org/10.3126/bjhs.v5i2.31376

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