Birth technology device: an appraisal

Marlene Sinclair, Ian Bradbury

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The purpose of this paper is to explore the effectiveness and efficacy of a new ‘natural birth technology’ device called EPI-NO and describe its use so that midwives, obstetricians and women will have the necessary evidence to make a judgement on its place in the birthing process.
LanguageEnglish
Pages26-27
JournalRCM Midwives
Volume9
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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  • device appraisal
  • epino birth trainer

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Sinclair, M., & Bradbury, I. (2006). Birth technology device: an appraisal. RCM Midwives, 9(1), 26-27.
Sinclair, Marlene ; Bradbury, Ian. / Birth technology device: an appraisal. In: RCM Midwives. 2006 ; Vol. 9, No. 1. pp. 26-27.
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Birth technology device: an appraisal. / Sinclair, Marlene; Bradbury, Ian.

In: RCM Midwives, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2006, p. 26-27.

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