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Table 1 Proportions of obstetric procedures performed during training by Assistant Medical Officers trained in Comprehensive EmOC

From: Tanzanian lessons in using non-physician clinicians to scale up comprehensive emergency obstetric care in remote and rural areas

Category of procedures Total number of procedures performed Minimum target set per course participant Proportions performed per participant
Normal deliveries 207 15 107% (15)
Breech delivery assisted 35 5 60% (3)
Repair of cervical and perineal tears 111 11 81% (8)
Caesarean sections 208 15 107% (15)
Vacuum deliveries 20 5 40% (2)
Operation on ruptured uterus (repair or subtotal hysterectomy) 26 6 33% (2)
Laparotomy for ruptured ectopic pregnancy 44 7 43% (3)
Manual removal of placenta 38 5 60% (3)
Evacuation of inevitable, incomplete and septic abortions 103 10 80% (7)