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Course: Managing Prolonged and Obstructed Labor
Source: Jhpiego
Language: English
Intended users: Midwives, nurses, physicians and other skilled birth attendants
Overview: This module is created for frontline health workers who are able to provide the World Health Organization’s basic emergency obstetric and newborn signal functions. Two cases are presented, and the differences in diagnosing and managing prolonged and obstructed labor using the partograph findings are reinforced in this module. You will manage Mrs. M’s prolonged labor and Mrs. P’s obstructed labor. A video demonstration of vacuum extraction from the WHO reproductive health library is included.
Examples of topics covered: Emergency obstetric and newborn care, prolonged and obstructed labor
Last updated: May 2013