HUMAN RESOURCES FOR HEALTH (HRH) MIDWIVES MENTORING PROGRAM AND EPISIOTOMY RATES AT MUHIMA HOSPITAL, RWANDA: A RETROSPECTIVE CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

A Ndayambaje, R Anderson, C Yoder, H Ewing4, D Thomson
2017 Rwanda Medical Journal / Revue Médicale Rwandaise RMJ   unpublished
Key words (MeSH): Evidence-based practice; Episiotomy; Delivery, Obstetric; Midwifery; Africa; Education, medical METHODS: This retrospective pre-post intervention study of episiotomy rates used data from vaginal births sequentially sampled from the hospital birth register during six-month periods before (2012, n=264) and after (2014, n=394) the intervention was implemented. Percentages and chi-squared tests were used to compare episiotomy rates before and after the intervention, including in
more » ... ion, including in subgroups of women. Logistic regression was used to test for any differences between groups.
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