|Preventing Prolonged Labour IV (WHO - OMS, 1994, 24 p.)|
1. Nurse-midwives can learn to use the partograph and its correct application in practice.
2. The use of the partograph will result in an appropriate level of referral from health centre to hospital.
3. The use of the partograph in hospital will correctly identify women whose progress in labour is abnormal and who require appropriate intervention.
4. Appropriate referral and correct recognition of abnormal progress in labour will decrease maternal and perinatal complications.