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Obstetric anal sphincter injuries

Diagnosis, management and training in perineal trauma: a national survey of UK midwives

This was a descriptive, cross-sectional study conducted in collaboration with a team in the USA. A revised version of a validated and published survey on experience and training in obstetric tears was...

Diagnosis of perineal trauma: getting it right first time

It is estimated that 85% of women will sustain some degree of perineal trauma during vaginal delivery and 60–70% of these will require suturing (Kettle and Tohill, 2008) Perineal trauma includes not...

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