Open Access Research Article Article ID: JGRO-5-163

    Status of Prenatal Assistance services for Syphilis Infected Pregnant Women on Region of Baixada Santista, Sp, Brazil

    Roberto Focaccia*, Patricia Gomes Di Napoli, Karla Fabiana Begosso Sampaio da Fonseca Carbonari, Aline Andruskevicius de Castro, Agatha Rossi Dias, Amanda Machado Amaral de Freitas, Ana Carolina C Cossich, Allyne Fernandes Couto, Beatriz Bandini Gonçalves, Bruna Oliveira Ambrogi, Camila Salles Lopes, Carolina Zavatini Pereira, Leticia Villela Quirino de Souza, Laís Ribeiro Santos, Luiza Thienne Colombo, Marília Paliato, Suzana Helena Martins Mesquita and Ilham El Maerrawi

    Objective: To analyze the status used in prenatal assistance on pregnant women infected with syphilis, of São Vicente, general region of Santos, SP, Brazil. 

    Methods: This was a descriptive cross-sectional study, retrospective study in the medical records of 162 patientes, between 2014 and 2016, in basic health units. 

    Results: Close to 35% of the patients’ partners did not receive treatment. Only 30% of the pregnant women attended the recommended consultations, and only 15% followed the monthly serological follow-up. Most of the medical records were incomplete.

    Conclusions: The prenatal care in the study area reveals failures indicating the need greater medical staff training.


    Published on: Mar 28, 2019 Pages: 13-16

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/jgro.000063
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