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Besada) ss.support@utm.edu.ec (Vedran Vucic) Tue, 31 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 3.2.1.1 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 The performance of midwives in managing childbirth using a digital partograph https://sciencescholar.us/journal/index.php/ijls/article/view/1219 <p>The routine use of partographs has been recommended to monitor labor progress, and information to make clinical decisions in carrying out midwifery service tasks, such as the main component that is key in the development of performance management for midwives in midwifery care is Professional Standards, Web-based digital pantographs are used as learning media for care. Standard delivery is considered capable of being a solution in filling the partograph. This research is a mixed-method (R&amp;D and quantitative). Assessment of application feasibility is carried out using the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) approach. This research was conducted at RSKD Ibu and Anak Pertiwi Makassar on March 8 - March 29, 2021, with a total sampling of 60 midwives. . To see an increase in performance in filling partographs, using a parametric test, namely Wilcoxon. The significance of the p-value is 0.000 &lt;0.05; it can be concluded that there is an increase in the performance of midwives in the use of digital partographs as a means of monitoring labor. Based on the results of the analysis, the results of the digital partograph test affect improving the performance of midwives; this can be seen in the completeness of filling between digital and conventional partographs.</p> Ida Laila Nur, Mardiana Ahmad, Syafruddin Syarif, Hamdiah Ahmar Copyright (c) 2021 International journal of life sciences http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://sciencescholar.us/journal/index.php/ijls/article/view/1219 Fri, 04 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Development strategy of Bali cattle business towards sustainable rural economy https://sciencescholar.us/journal/index.php/ijls/article/view/1225 <p>Rural livestock business with its own characteristics require appropriate and adaptive strategies towards sustainable rural economy. This study aims to analyze the development strategy of Bali cattle farming towards sustainable rural economy in Rendang District from internal and external factors. The research was conducted in Rendang District, Karangasem Regency from September to December 2020 using a survey method. The research location was determined by purposive sampling method, used 85 respondents consisting of 80 Bali cattle farmers and 5 experts. The results of the IFE-EFE analysis show that the internal factor’s value is 3.09 and the external factor’s value is 2.85 which indicate the position of Bali cattle farm in Rendang District is in quadrant IV in the IE matrix, namely growth and development division. The result showed that ten strategies were found as the development strategy of Bali cattle business. The strategy of expanding the business development of Bali cattle as beef cattle was the first priority towards sustainable rural economy in Rendang District.</p> I Putu Gede Didik Widiarta, I Wayan Suarna, Ni Nyoman Suryani Copyright (c) 2021 International journal of life sciences http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://sciencescholar.us/journal/index.php/ijls/article/view/1225 Fri, 04 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Analysis of motivation and behavior of midwives in using digital partographs https://sciencescholar.us/journal/index.php/ijls/article/view/1234 <p>The correct use of partograph is a form of active and open behavior in the labor process between responses to stimuli through real action. One factor that influences a person's actions is the motivation that requires particular interventions that can motivate midwives to complete partograph filling. Because completeness of the partograph is essential for the safety of mothers in labor and their babies, especially if the patient experiences labor congestion, this research is a mixed methods (R&amp;D and quantitative) research. Assessment of application feasibility was carried out using the Technological Acceptance Model (TAM) approach; this research was conducted at RKDIA Pertiwi Makassar City, from March 8 to March 29, 2021, total sampling technique, namely all midwives on duty at RSKDIA Pertiwi Makassar (60 midwives). In this study, data is not paired with two different variables, so that data analysis uses the Independent Sample T-Test. The results of the independent t-test analysis show that the Sig. (2-table) value is 0.000 &lt;of 0.05, so it can be concluded that there are significant differences in the behavior and motivation of midwives before and after using the digital partograph.</p> Ita Rizkiyati, Mardiana Ahmad, Syafruddin Syarif, Hamdiah Ahmar Copyright (c) 2021 International journal of life sciences http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://sciencescholar.us/journal/index.php/ijls/article/view/1234 Sat, 05 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000