Diagnosing lacerations after vaginal birth
A correct diagnosis of the degree of perineal injury after vaginal birth requires knowledge of the anatomy of the pelvic floor.
This e-learning chapter uses medical illustrations, animations and photos.
The chapter on diagnostics is divided into the following sections:
- Lacerations of the labia
- 1st degree lacerations
- 2nd degree lacerations
- Mediolateral episiotomy
- 3rd degree lacerations
- 4th degree lacerations
Classifications adhere to RCOG guidelines (Green-top 29)
A new diagnostics quiz will be online May 1, 2013
An interactive quiz including direct feedback to your answers.
See actual video cases and photos and learn about the international classification system for the diagnosis of perineal injury.
The quiz takes 1 hour and awards you with a course certificate on correct completion.
This quiz is already part of the Continuous Medical Education programme (CME) for numerous Scandinavian hospitals and midwifery schools.