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[Frequency and determinants of episiotomy in second-line obstetrics in The Netherlands]

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OBJECTIVE: To study factors that influence the probability of episiotomy in Dutch gynaecologist-supervised deliveries. SETTING: Obstetric units of Dutch hospitals. DESIGN: Observational study. METHODS: Data of 65,313 gynaecologist-supervised, vaginal deliveries of live-born singletons registered in the Dutch National Obstetric Database of 1990, were used. Firstly, the effect of characteristics of the mother, the child, the pregnancy, and the delivery on the probability of episiotomy were asse...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
Volume:
139
Issue:
9
Pages:
449-452
Publication date:
1995-03-01
EISSN:
1876-8784
ISSN:
0028-2162
Source identifiers:
35726
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
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Pubs id:
pubs:35726
UUID:
uuid:1c613590-7f5c-4e49-beee-0d7629c57f13
Local pid:
pubs:35726
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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