The lower prevalence of female genital mutilation in the Netherlands: a nationwide study in Dutch midwifery practices.

Int J Public Health. 2012 Apr;57(2):413-20. The lower prevalence of female genital mutilation in the Netherlands: a nationwide study in Dutch midwifery practices. Korfker DG, Reis R, Rijnders ME, Meijer-van Asperen S, Read L, Sanjuan M, Herschderfer K, Buitendijk SE. TNO Innovation for Life, Leiden, The Netherlands. dineke.korfker@tno.nl ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence ofContinue reading “The lower prevalence of female genital mutilation in the Netherlands: a nationwide study in Dutch midwifery practices.”

Caring with difficulty: Brazilian nurses’ experiences of gynaecological surgery care.

Int J Nurs Pract. 2010 Apr;16(2):159-65. Caring with difficulty: Brazilian nurses’ experiences of gynaecological surgery care. Vargens OM, Berterö CM. Faculty of Nursing, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. omcvargens@uol.com.br ABSTRACT This study was made by a qualitative approach based on symbolic interactionism and grounded theory. The subject was defined as whatContinue reading “Caring with difficulty: Brazilian nurses’ experiences of gynaecological surgery care.”

Knowledge of female genital cutting and experience with women who are circumcised: a survey of nurse-midwives in the United States.

J Midwifery Womens Health. 2010 Jan-Feb;55(1):46-54. Knowledge of female genital cutting and experience with women who are circumcised: a survey of nurse-midwives in the United States. Hess RF, Weinland J, Saalinger NM. Malone University, Canton, OH, USA. rfhess@researchforhealth.org ABSTRACT Thousands of women with a history of female genital cutting (FGC) have immigrated to the UnitedContinue reading “Knowledge of female genital cutting and experience with women who are circumcised: a survey of nurse-midwives in the United States.”

Knowledge of female genital mutilation among healthcare professionals.

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2007 Feb;27(2):161-4. Knowledge of female genital mutilation among healthcare professionals. Zaidi N, Khalil A, Roberts C, Browne M. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Manor Hospital Walsall NHS Trust, Walsall, UK. naseemzaidi@doctors.org.uk ABSTRACT The World Health Organisation estimates that 2 million women undergo some form of female genital mutilation (FGM) annually. Because ofContinue reading “Knowledge of female genital mutilation among healthcare professionals.”

Urinary catheterization and female genital mutilation.

CMAJ. 2012 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print] Urinary catheterization and female genital mutilation. Rouzi AA. EXTRACT A 30-year-old African woman was admitted in labour at 37 weeks’ gestation of her ifth pregnancy for emergency cesarean delivery. This was her irst assessment for the current pregnancy at this hospital. She had a cesarean delivery with each of her previousContinue reading “Urinary catheterization and female genital mutilation.”

RCN Guideline: Female Genital Mutilation

London, Royal College of Nursing, 2006. Female Genital Mutilation: an educational resource for nursing and midwifery staff An extract from the guideline foreword: We are all living and working in increasingly multi-racial, multicultural communities, which afford us many opportunities to learn about, and appreciate various customs and traditions. However, female genital mutilation (FGM) is one tradition thatContinue reading “RCN Guideline: Female Genital Mutilation”

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION AND ITS MANAGEMENT

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Green-top Guideline no. 53. 2009. FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION AND ITS MANAGEMENT An extract from its first page: This Guideline, published as an RCOG Statement in 2003 under the same title, has been revised as a Greentop Guideline. 1 Background and introduction 1.1 Definition Female genital mutilation is defined as allContinue reading “FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION AND ITS MANAGEMENT”

Female genital mutilation: multi-agency practice guidelines

Department of Health. Government of UK. 24 feb 2011 Female genital mutilation: multi-agency practice guidelines Author: HM Government New, multi-agency practice guidelines on tackling and preventing female genital mutilation are now published. Awareness among healthcare practitioners across all sectors, but particularly in GP practices, and midwifery, gynaecology, neo-natal and anti-natal services, is crucial to creatingContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: multi-agency practice guidelines”

Cervical cancer risk factors and feasibility of visual inspection with acetic acid screening in Sudan.

Int J Womens Health. 2011 Apr 4;3:117-22. Cervical cancer risk factors and feasibility of visual inspection with acetic acid screening in Sudan.  Ibrahim A, Rasch V, Pukkala E, Aro AR. Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg, Denmark; OBJECTIVES: To assess the risk factors of cervical cancer and the feasibility and acceptabilityContinue reading “Cervical cancer risk factors and feasibility of visual inspection with acetic acid screening in Sudan.”