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Is it better to use episiotomy as needed, or routinely? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2010) Is it better to use episiotomy as needed, or routinely? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Restrictive policies, where staff avoid using episiotomy, appear to have a number of benefits compared to policies based on routine episiotomy.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Research Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK. Adapted from Carroli G, Mignini L. Episiotomy for vaginal birth. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD000081. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000081.pub2 Evidence Update published in June 2010 (update of Evidence Update published in January 2004).
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD000081, Episiotomy, Maternal health, Evidence Update
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 20.5 Research (General)
WA Public Health > Health Problems of Special Population Groups > WA 310 Maternal welfare
WQ Obstetrics > Pregnancy Complications > WQ 240 Pregnancy complications (General)
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: q Moody
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2010 15:43
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1330

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