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versión impresa ISSN 1132-1296
BECERRA-MAYA, Emilio José; LAPUENTE-JAMBRINA, Gloria y ALONSO-ORTEGA, Verónica María. Use of the mirror in the second stage of labor: evaluation by means of semantic differential. Index Enferm [online]. 2011, vol.20, n.1-2, pp.46-50. ISSN 1132-1296. http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S1132-12962011000100010.
Aims: To know the attitude of the woman and her partner the use of the mirror in the second stage of labor. Methods: This descriptive cross - sectional study was carried at Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón (Madrid, Spain). The data were collected using an 14 Items scale based on the semantic differential technique developed from a pilot study with 92 subjects. A sample de 159 subjects they completed the scale, as well as the State Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI). Results: The percentage of acceptance was of 90%. The mean score in the scale overcame the neutral value in all items. The 88,5% (CI 95%:78,8 a 98,1) of women who experienced the experience thought that the use of the mirror stimulates to push versus 73,6% (CI 95%:62,7 a 84,4) before the delivery. Conclusions: The use of the mirror during the second stage of labor is valued favorably by the majority of the women and her pairs.
Palabras clave : Semantic differential; Second stage of labor; Biofeedback.