Perineal Laceration and Episiotomy

  • Paul Lyons
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


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    Laceration and episiotomy are common complications of the delivery process.

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    Lacerations and extension of episiotomies may be minimized with careful management of delivery.

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    Laceration and episiotomy repair is an essential skill for all providers who deliver babies.



Anal Sphincter Careful Inspection Shoulder Dystocia Perineal Laceration Prior Cesarean Section 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Lyons
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  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, RiversideRiversideUSA

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