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Facilitation of midwifery students regarding utilisation of a partograph

@article{MathibeNeke2009FacilitationOM,
  title={Facilitation of midwifery students regarding utilisation of a partograph},
  author={Johanna Mmabojalwa Mathibe-Neke},
  journal={Africa journal of nursing and midwifery},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={34-47}
}
  • J. Mathibe-Neke
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Africa journal of nursing and midwifery
Lack of disciplined use of a partograph in the management of labour is a widespread concern. Given the high maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality rate experienced in Africa, appropriate interventions that support good clinical management are necessary. As one of the ten key recommendations in the Third Report on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in South Africa, recommendation 8 states that ''the correct use of a partograph should become a norm at each institution conducting… Expand
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