Information and communication technology for obstetric good practices

  • Maurício Caxias de Souza
  • Sérgio Ribeiro dos Santos UFPB
  • Ericka Silva Holmes Federal University of Paraíba - Brazil.
  • Ana Lúcia de Medeiros UFPB
  • Wilma Dias de Fontes Pereira Nurse. Doctor of Nursing. Leader of the Group of Studies and Research on Masculinities and Health of the Men Health Observatory (OSH / UFPB), João Pessoa (PB), Brazil.
  • Aurilene Josefa Cartaxo Gomes de Arruda Nurse. Doctor of Sciences. Teacher of Nursing Graduation (UFPB), João Pessoa (PB), Brazil.
  • Waglânia de Mendonça Faustino e Freitas UFPB
  • Jéssica Priscilla Pereira de Souza Avelino uPE
  • Natalia Pedrosa Leite UFPB


Objective: to investigate the use of information and communication technologies in good obstetrical practices.

Results and Discussion: the studies found have dealt with the use of different information technologies, demonstrating that they are essential to good obstetrical practices because they provide security and greater access to information, as well as provide a more efficient diagnosis and consequently an adequate treatment.

Conclusion: It is essential to use the technologies to achieve good obstetric practices throughout the health team. However, it is still necessary to carry out studies, as well as the creation of software that gives greater security to the welfare practices.  

Descriptors: Information Technology; Obstetrics; Software; Professional Practice.

Mar 24, 2017
How to Cite
CAXIAS DE SOUZA, Maurício et al. Information and communication technology for obstetric good practices. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 10, mar. 2017. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 may 2017. doi:
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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