Obstetric Fistula: Definition & Causes


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Obstetrical fistula is best defined as:

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1. Which of the following is NOT a risk factor of developing an obstetrical fistula

2. What is a rectovaginal fistula?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use of this five-question quiz and worksheet will gauge how much you know about obstetrical fistula. The quiz requires you to understand about an obstetrical fistula risk factor.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Definition of 'obstetrical fistula'
  • Risk factor of developing an obstetrical fistula
  • What rectovaginal fistula and vesicovaginal fistula are
  • Importance of preventing and correcting obstetrical fistula

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about obstetrical fistula
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about rectovaginal fistula and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about preventing and correcting obstetrical fistula

Additional Learning

To take a closer look at this topic, review the related lesson titled Obstetric Fistula: Definition & Causes. Here are a few examples of what's included in this lesson:

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