Hong Kong Chinese women's experiences of vaginal examinations in labour.

@article{Lai2002HongKC,
  title={Hong Kong Chinese women's experiences of vaginal examinations in labour.},
  author={Chit Ying Lai and Valerie Levy},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={296-303}
}
OBJECTIVE to explore women's experiences during vaginal examinations in labour. DESIGN qualitative with phenomenological approach. Data were collected by tape-recorded open-ended interviews during the early postnatal period. DATA ANALYSIS phenomenological hermeneutic analysis based upon Riceour's interpretation theory. PARTICIPANTS a purposive sample of eight women post-delivery who had given birth vaginally and were able to speak and read Chinese. SETTING a maternity unit of a… CONTINUE READING