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Clinical audit to enhance safe practice of skilled birth attendants for the fetus with nuchal cord: Evidence from a refugee and migrant cohort

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Background: Current evidence for optimal management of fetal nuchal cord detected after the head has birthed supports techniques that avoid ligation of the umbilical cord circulation. Routine audit found frequent unsafe management of nuchal cord by skilled birth attendants (SBAs) in migrant and refugee birth centres on the Thai-Burmese border.Method: The audit cycle was used to enhance safe practice by SBA for the fetus with nuchal cord. In the three birth centres the action phase of the audi...

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10.1186/1471-2393-14-76

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Journal:
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2014-02-20
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EISSN:
1471-2393
URN:
uuid:261c0519-fcf2-490e-8b09-8841998d4142
Source identifiers:
458997
Local pid:
pubs:458997

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