Introduction of a Simplified round Partogram in Rural Maternity Units: Seno Province, Burkina Faso, West-Africa

@article{Wacker1998IntroductionOA,
  title={Introduction of a Simplified round Partogram in Rural Maternity Units: Seno Province, Burkina Faso, West-Africa},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Wacker and Dominique Kyelem and Gunter Bastert and B. Utz and Jean Lankoand{\'e}},
  journal={Tropical doctor},
  year={1998},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={146-52}
}
After a 3-day seminar on the utilization of a rectangular World Health Organization (WHO) version of the partogram and the round partogram, both versions were used under supervision in the maternity rooms of the Seno province, Burkina Faso, West-Africa, for 3 months. After this period a semi-standardized questionnaire was distributed among the partogram users. Using the round partogram with a plastic dial (dilatation indicator for the assessment of labour--DIAL), the two most common errors in… CONTINUE READING

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