Clean and sterile delivery: two different approaches to infection control.


RATIONALE Although the World Health Organization recommends not using sterile technique for low-risk delivery and literature doesn't report a significant association between clean delivery and higher risk for infection, sterile technique remains a prevalent practice. We conducted our study in the obstetric clinics of two hospitals of Piemonte Region (Italy… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2009.01191.x