Knowledge and use of sterile water injections amongst midwives in the United Kingdom: A cross-sectional study.

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Summary of "Knowledge and use of sterile water injections amongst midwives in the United Kingdom: A cross-sectional study."

The use of sterile water injections (SWI) for the relief of pain in labour is popular amongst midwives in countries such as Sweden and Australia. Anecdotal reports suggest the procedure is used less commonly in the United Kingdom (UK) and that a number of barriers to introducing the practice may exist.


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Name: Midwifery
ISSN: 1532-3099
Pages: 9-14


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Organized services for exchange of sterile needles and syringes used for injections as a potential means of reducing the transmission of infectious diseases.

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