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Perceived impacts of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia on health of pregnant mothers being attended to at a general hospital in Southwest, Nigeria


International Clinical Pathology Journal
Oladosu SA, Okimi PO, Oladosu EO

Abstract

The study focused on the Perceived impacts of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia on health of pregnant women attending Federal Teaching Hospital Ido-Ekiti, ekiti state. It assessed the knowledge of pregnant mothers on the impact of Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia on pregnancy, it also identified the factors responsible for prevalence of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia among pregnant mothers. Furthermore, it assesses the level of perception of pregnant mothers on pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. The relationship between level of education and knowledge of pre-eclampsia, and eclampsia as well as the relationship between level of education and perceived effect of eclampsia were assessed.

Keywords

pre-eclampsia, pregnant women, baby

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