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Suturing versus alternative closure techniques for repair of episiotomy or second degree perineal tears (protocol)

Ismail, Khaled MK and Israfilbayli, Fidan and Toozs-Hobson, Philip and KETTLE, Christine (2013) Suturing versus alternative closure techniques for repair of episiotomy or second degree perineal tears (protocol). The Cochrane Library. ISSN 1469-493X (Submitted)

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Objectives

To assess the impact of suturing versus alternative methods/techniques for the repair of the episiotomy or the second degree perineal tears on the incidence of short- and long-term postpartum morbidity.

Comparisons will be made in the following categories.
Standard suturing technique (synthetic suture, continuous non-locking method) versus alternative closure techniques with glues, adhesive materials, staples, etc. for all layers (vagina, muscles and perineal skin).Standard suturing technique versus alternative closure technique with glues, adhesive materials, staples, etc. only for perineal skin closure.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A300 Clinical Medicine
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Faculty: Previous Faculty of Health Sciences > Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Christine KETTLE
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2013 13:29
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2013 13:29
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/275

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