Author(s): Banita Rana

Email(s): ranabanita1992@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00105   

Address: Banita Rana
Nursing Tutor, Obstetrics and Gynaecoloical Nursing, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi College of Nursing, Kakryal, Katra.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Episiotomy was previously recommended in 1920 to prevent severe perineal tears and lacerations, but later on it was adopted as a standard practice and now its routine use has been questioned. Various studies found that routine use of episiotomy can change the perineal flora and not all the labor need episiotomy.


Cite this article:
Banita Rana. Periniotomy: Why a Liberal Procedure. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):435-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00105

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Banita Rana. Periniotomy: Why a Liberal Procedure. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):435-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00105   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-3-32


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