Introduction of midwifery ruler

Tavakol, Zeinab. (2012) Introduction of midwifery ruler. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 17 (5).


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In the midwifery profession, measuring pelvic and cervical dilatation is essential for making decisions, especially when the mother is in labor phase. For this reason, several studies have been conducted in pelvimetry.[1–4] Measurement of the cervix and judgments about pelvic dimensions are performed by the midwife's fingers. However, as finger size and how to measure the distance between the fingers differ from person to person, it is important to develop a method with similar results for everyone. A reliable and convenient tool would ...

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
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Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2017 07:59
Last Modified: 08 May 2018 09:01

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