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Obstetric anaesthesia practices in Turkey

  • Medge D. Owen
  • Sukran Sahin
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Abstract

Turkey is a developing country making steady improvements in obstetric-related health care as is reflected by a decrease in maternal and infant mortality. Continued efforts should be undertaken to encourage patient participation in obstetric medical services, especially in eastern Turkey. Furthermore, universities should be challenged to use regional blockade more fully for caesarean section and labour analgesia. Not only might this eventually modernise practice patterns in other hospitals throughout the country, but it will also improve the safety and enhance the childbirth experience for Turkish women.

Keywords

Maternal Death Caesarean Section Rate Labour Analgesia Turkish Woman Obstetric Service 
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  • Medge D. Owen
  • Sukran Sahin

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