Friday, 23 January 2009

Female genital mutilation

WHO definitions whole or part
Type 1-4
Type 3 partial closing of vagina
Type 4 corrosives


Africa Asia not faith related Christian Muslim

Immediate complications

Infection
Bleeding
Urinary retention
Death


Post op positioning leg finding

Longterm consequences



Obstetrics
Type 2 &3
PPH
Obstetrics labour


UK

Shock amongst carers
Painful examinations
Analgesia regional
Episiotomy anteriorly not laterally

Female Genital Multilation Act 2003