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What are the benefits and risks of restrictive versus routine episiotomy during vaginal birth? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2004) What are the benefits and risks of restrictive versus routine episiotomy during vaginal birth? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Restrictive episiotomy policies, where health staff avoid the procedure, appear to have a number of benefits compared to policies where episiotomies are performed routinely.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Alliance Programme, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department of International Development UK, (http://www.liv.ac.uk/evidence). Adapted from Carroli G, Belizan J. Episiotomy for vaginal birth (Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 4, 2003. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review, Episiotomy, Parturition, Evidence Update
Subjects: WA Public Health > Health Problems of Special Population Groups > WA 310 Maternal welfare
WQ Obstetrics > Labor > WQ 300 General works
WQ Obstetrics > Obstetric Surgical Procedures > WQ 415 Delivery (including preparatory manipulation)
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: Martin Chapman
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2011 13:14
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:03
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/2330

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