Journal of Nursing & Care

ISSN: 2167-1168

Open Access

Amidu Alhassan

Department of Nursing, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana

  • Review   
    Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Regarding Neonatal Jaundice among Mothers
    Author(s): Amidu Alhassan*, Acquah Michaellina Brago, Kwateng Amissah Abena, Coffie Joanita Kekeli and Asiamah Judith Nuamah

    Background: Neonatal jaundice (NNJ) is a significant cause of neonatal morbidity worldwide and accounts for 75% of hospital readmissions in the first week of life. Severe neonatal jaundice can lead to irreversible brain damage or even death in otherwise healthy new-borns. One means of improving neonatal care and reducing potential mortality associated with neonatal jaundice in resource-limited settings is to create awareness among caregivers. Mothers therefore play a vital role in the early identification and prevention of complications. Aim: To assess the knowledge, attitude and practices regarding neonatal jaundice among mothers per available empirical literatures. Methodology: A critical review was done based on the objectives set for the study. The search for literature was conducted utilizing five (5) .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2167-1168.2022.11.556

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