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The wound healing progression of dehisced perineal tears following childbirth
In this presentation, Nicola Adanna Okeahialam, Urogynaecology Clinical Research Fellow, Croydon University Hospital, UK, will present a prospective observational study on the healing of dehisced perineal tears by secondary intention.
Three-dimensional wound measurements were taken with the Silhouette® camera. Significant bacterial colonisation was diagnosed using the MolecuLight i:X camera. This is the first study to describe healing outcomes of dehisced perineal wounds and factors associated with delayed healing.
Live session was on August 23th, 2023
Research supporting waterbirth
Speaker: Dianne Garland, Midwife, FRCM SRN RM ADM PGCEA MSc
Care in third stage – skills to deliver placenta completely attached underwater and estimate EB. Emergencies – if in doubt ask mother to get out. First breath – Review of multi-factorial physiology. Care of newborn – The first embrace “The Golden Hour”. Research summary – studies reported. Outcomes in water were as good as/ better than dry land birth. Complications were extremely rare.
Live session was on August 15th, 2023
Obstetric buttonhole rupture. A clinical case presentation
Speaker: Marianne Glavind-Kristensen, urogynecologist, and expert in the field of pelvic floor reconstruction. Director of gynecology at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark, and clinician at the interdisciplinary Pelvic Floor Unit.
In this presentation, Marianne presents a case of obstetric buttonhole rupture: a lesion between the rectum and the vagina
Diagnosis and classification
Considerations for repair
Suturing materials and suturing techniques
Follow-up and treatment of complications
Live session was on Juni 7th, 2023
Complementary medicine in the recovery of birth injuries: Myths and evidence
Speaker: Midwife Anthropologist Peggy Seehafer
Healthcare providers aim to offer effective interventions for promoting wound healing in women during the postpartum phase. While certain remedies are employed either as folk knowledge or medical interventions, they lack comprehensive investigation. Conversely, some approaches continue to be utilized despite the absence of substantiated advantages. This presentation provides a summary of the latest findings in research on this subject.
Live session was on May 23th, 2023