Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

obstetrician and gynecologist

Functional and role status of obstetricians and gynecologists in the process of obstetric care.

Year: 2017, volume 13 Issue: №3 Pages: 475-480
Heading: Obstetrics and Gynecology Article type: Original article
Authors: Tkachenko L.V., Sedova А.А., Shestakov А.А., Gritsenko I.A.
Organization: Rostov-on-Don State Medical University, Volgograd Medical Scientific Center, Volgograd State Medical University

Objective: to determine the ratio of obstetricians and gynecologists roles during childbirth. Material and Methods. The questioning of obstetricians and gynecologists in the Volgograd and Rostov region has been conducted. The population was 1181. Sample random N=300. Results. Respondents acknowledge their own responsibility in 98%. Midwives agree that a woman is the main actor in the process of childbirth, but just 52,7% consider that it is necessary to inform a woman of principle for her birthing situations and do not trust its ability to make adequate decisions (52%). Conclusion. Obstetricians and gynecologists consider themselves the main actors of the process of childbirth, although not rule out the usefulness of the participation of other health professionals, respected the autonomy of women in decision-making, but prefer a higher level of confidence on the doctor. The application of advances personalized medicine is considered necessary for 69.7% of respondents, while recognizing their lack of awareness on this issue.

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