Tag: "episiotomy" at medical news
Original research presented at AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly
...lder abuse and neglect, obesity in adolescents and episiotomy
in low-risk vaginal deliveries. The papers will be presented on Friday, Oct. 15, 1-4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 16, 8-11 a.m. in the Orange County Convention Center. Each presentation will be followed by a question and answer period. Two award-winning ...
Manual techniques may ease tough deliveries without need for episiotomy
...out manual techniques or manual techniques without episiotomy
to finish delivering the baby. Of the 40 episiotomy
cases, 24 babies had permanent brachial plexus damage, 12 had poor Apgar scores at birth and 20 of t...
Episiotomy rates decreasing, but procedure still overused
LOS ANGELES, May 7 While episiotomy
rates have continued to decrease over the past 19 ...e finding is significant because women who undergo episiotomy
a deliberate incision into the perineum to enlarge the opening and ostensibly prevent tearing durin...
Urgent action needed to improve maternal care in Latin America
...th risks for both mother and infant, while routine episiotomy
has no benefit. Two studies in this weeks BMJ illu...nce, and the challenge now is to change the use of episiotomy
in Latin American hospitals, say the authors. Making substantial progress towards improving the qua...