Identifying women requiring maternity high dependency care

Alison James, Ruth Endacott, Elizabeth Stenhouse

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Abstract

Given the increasing focus on severe maternal morbidity and near misses(Lewis, 2007), this paper aims to examine the tools and training that are available formidwives to assist them in detecting maternal clinical deterioration promptly.Theconcept of maternity high dependency care will be explored in conjunction with the Intensive Care Societya??s levels of critical care for adult patients (Intensive Care Society,2002,2009) and directions for future research will be highlighted patients (IntensiveCareSociety,2002,2009) anddirectionsfor futureresearchwillbehighlighted
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60 - 66
Number of pages7
JournalMidwifery
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

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