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Fear causes tears - Perineal injuries in home birth settings. A Swedish interview study


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Title: Fear causes tears - Perineal injuries in home birth settings. A Swedish interview study
Authors: Lindgren, Helena E
Brink, Åsa
Klinberg-Allvin, Marie
Issue Date: 18-Jan-2011
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Organization: Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2011 Jan 18;11(1):6
Abstract: Abstract Background Perineal injury is a serious complication of vaginal delivery that has a severe impact on the quality of life of healthy women. The prevalence of perineal injuries among women who give birth in hospital has increased over the last decade, while it is lower among women who give birth at home. The aim of this study was to describe the practice of midwives in home birth settings with the focus on the occurrence of perineal injuries. Methods Twenty midwives who had assisted home ... more
ISBN: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-11-6
ISSN: 1471-2393
Description: © 2011 Lindgren et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29133
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