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

Abstract

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.

Author Biographies

Maurício Caxias de Souza

Connection of the Group of Studies and Research in Administration and Informatics in Health of the Federal University of Paraiba (GEPAIE/UFPB). João Pessoa, Paraíba (PB), Brazil.

Sérgio Ribeiro dos Santos, UFPB

Connection of the Group of Studies and Research in Administration and Informatics in Health of the Federal University of Paraiba (GEPAIE/UFPB). João Pessoa, Paraíba (PB), Brazil.

Ericka Silva Holmes, Federal University of Paraíba - Brazil.
PhD student in Decision Models and Health at the Federal University of Paraíba - Brazil.
Ana Lúcia de Medeiros, UFPB

Connection of the Group of Studies and Research in Administration and Informatics in Health of the Federal University of Paraiba (GEPAIE/UFPB). João Pessoa, Paraíba (PB), Brazil.

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.

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.

Nurse. Doctor of Sciences. Teacher of Nursing Graduation (UFPB), João Pessoa (PB), Brazil.

Waglânia de Mendonça Faustino e Freitas, UFPB

Nurse. Midwife. PhD in Public Health. University of Paraiba. João Pessoa, Paraíba (PB), Brazil.

Jéssica Priscilla Pereira de Souza Avelino, uPE

4Nurse. Specialist in General Emergency in the modality residence by the Hospital of the Restoration Gov. Paulo Guerra / UPE. Recife, Pernambuco (PE), Brazil.

Natalia Pedrosa Leite, UFPB

Resident in obstetric nursing by the city hall of Recife. Recife, Pernambuco (PE), Brazil.

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Published
2017-03-24
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: <http://imedicalsociety.org/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/2439>. Date accessed: 25 sep. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.3823/2351.
Section
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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