Social implications of obstetric fistula: an integrative review.

@article{Roush2009SocialIO,
  title={Social implications of obstetric fistula: an integrative review.},
  author={Karen M Roush},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2009},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={e21-33}
}
Obstetric fistula is a devastating complication of obstructed labor that affects more than two million women in developing countries, with at least 75,000 new cases every year. Prolonged pressure of the infant's skull against the tissues of the birth canal leads to ischemia and tissue death. The woman is left with a hole between her vagina and bladder… CONTINUE READING