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Factors Related to Obstetric Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Lacerations in a Jamaican Cohort

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195–8
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The two main factors related to severe obstetric perineal lacerations were babies weighing more than 3.5 kg and operative vaginal deliveries.

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Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify significant and modifiable risk factors associated with obstetric third and fourth degree perineal lacerations and to produce recommendations that may reduce their morbidity and prevalence.

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013

Management of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries at the University Hospital of the West Indies

A Clinical Audit of the Quality of Care of Hypertension in General Practice

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176–80
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There are gaps between current practice and standards that exist internationally and locally for management of hypertension in primary care in Jamaica. Clinical audit is a powerful instrument to assess current practices and deficiencies. Feedback to principal managers of the practice and appropriate training to rectify deficiencies can improve outcomes.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013
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