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‘n Ondersoek na die persoonlike ervaring van bevoegdheid van studentvroedvroue in die uitvoer van episiotomie-hegtings

M. E. Bester, H. A. Lamprecht
Curationis | Vol 18, No 4 | a1375 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v18i4.1375 | © 1995 M. E. Bester, H. A. Lamprecht | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 March 1995 | Published: 28 March 1995

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M. E. Bester,, South Africa
H. A. Lamprecht,, South Africa

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A nan-experimental, descriptive study was conducted to determine the knowledge and efficiency of student midwives in the performing of episiotomy repairs. A questionnaire was administered to 50 students front the two universities and affiliated colleges in the Western Cape. Sixty percent (N = 3O) of the respondents regarded themselves as efficient. However, only one of these respondents had all the necessary knowledge concerning perineal repairs with 15 (50%) of these respondents' knowledge that could be considered as insufficient. Fifty-four percent of the respondents (N = 27) considered it necessary to repair more than 3 episiotomies in order to feel confident.


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