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Bibliographical entry (without author) :

Positioning during the second stage of labor: moving back to basics Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, Vol 26, Issue 6 727-734

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R. H. Shermer and D. A. Raines

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The advantages of an upright position during labor are presented, with historic, physiologic, and psychosocial aspects discussed. The influences of modern obstetric practices such as electronic fetal monitoring and anesthesia practices are discussed with findings related to the use of upright positions from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing National Research Utilization Project on Second Stage Labor Management integrated. Recommendations for facilitating upright positions on the labor and delivery unit are presented.

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Argument (français) :

Les avantages du travail en position verticale sont présentés. Les aspects historiques, physiologiques and psychosociaux sont discutés.

Argument (English):

The advantages of an upright position during labor are presented, with historic, physiologic, and psychosocial aspects discussed.

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Keywords :

➡ position during labor ; physiology

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Sandrine Péneau — 31 Mar 2005

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