Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • List the main causes of obstructed labour and describe how each factor contributes to the development of this complication.
  • Describe the clinical signs of obstructed labour and the common maternal and fetal complications that result from uterine obstruction.
  • Describe the management of obstructed labour and ways of preventing it through your actions.
  • Explain how social changes at community level could affect the risk of obstructed labour occurring.
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