9. Avoiding and Managing Birth Canal Trauma

  1. Wayne R. Cohen MD1 and
  2. Emanuel A. Friedman MD, Med ScD2

Published Online: 10 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch9

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

How to Cite

Cohen, W. R. and Friedman, E. A. (2011) Avoiding and Managing Birth Canal Trauma, in Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470654590

Online ISBN: 9781119971566

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Keywords:

  • birth canal trauma;
  • pelvic floor dysfunction;
  • vulvar lacerations;
  • perineal lacerations;
  • levator ani pillar damage;
  • episiotomy;
  • perineal tears;
  • vaginal lacerations;
  • uterine rupture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Vulvar lacerations

  • Perineal lacerations

  • Vaginal lacerations

  • Lacerations of pelvic fascia

  • Hematomas of vulva and vagina

  • Cervical lacerations

  • Uterine rupture

  • Fistulas

  • Injuries to the bony pelvis

  • Further Reading