Practices of traditional birth attendants in Sierra Leone and perceptions by mothers and health professionals familiar with their care.

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STUDY PURPOSE Describe practices of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in assisting women in childbirth and the perceptions of TBAs by mothers and health professionals familiar with their work. METHODOLOGY Qualitative design using focus groups conducted in urban and rural settings in Sierra Leone. Separate audiotaped focus groups conducted for each group… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1043659613503874

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@article{Dorwie2014PracticesOT, title={Practices of traditional birth attendants in Sierra Leone and perceptions by mothers and health professionals familiar with their care.}, author={Florence M Dorwie and Dula F Pacquiao}, journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society}, year={2014}, volume={25 1}, pages={33-41} }