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Author Lewis, G

Title Obstetric Fistula : Guiding Principles for Clinical Management and Programme Development Documents
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, 2006


Description 1 online resource (81 pages)
Series AIntegrated management of pregnancy and childbirth
Integrated management of pregnancy and childbirth.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Principles for the development of a national or sub national strategy for the prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula; 3 Clinical and surgical principles for the management and repair of obstetric fistula; 4 Principles of nursing care; 5 Principles for pre and postoperative physiotherapy; 6 Principles for the social reintegration and rehabilitation of women who have had an obstetric fistula repair
Summary This manual is intended to be a practical guide to be read and used at many different levels by many different people, especially health-care professionals and planners, policy-makers and community leaders. Its three main objectives illuminate its wide reach and potential utility. First of all, it strives to draw attention to the urgent issue of obstetric fistula and advocates for change. Secondly, it provides essential, factual background information along with principles for developing fistula prevention and treatment strategies and programmes. Finally, it endeavours to contribute to the dev
Notes Print version record
Subject Fistula, Vesico-vaginal -- Surgery
Generative organs, Female -- Surgery.
Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
Generative organs, Female -- Surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author De Bernis, L
ISBN 9789240682009