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April 2021
This clinical care standard describes the care that women should receive when they are pregnant or experience a third or fourth degree perineal tear during birth. It applies to care provided during pregnancy, labour, birth and the postpartum period, as well as postoperative and longer-term follow-up care.

Main sections:

• Third and fourth degree perineal tears clinical care standard

• Indicators

• Clinical care standards

• About the third and fourth degree perineal tears clinical care standard

• How to use this clinical care standard

• Background: third and fourth degree perineal tears

• Information, shared decision making and informed consent

• Reducing risk during pregnancy, labour and birth

• Instrumental vaginal birth

• Identifying third and fourth degree perineal tears

• Repairing third and fourth degree perineal tears

• Postoperative care

• Follow-up care post-discharge
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