Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Murray Enkin, Marc Keirse, James Neilson, Caroline Crowther, Lelia Duley, Ellen Hodnett, and Justus Hofmeyr

Print publication date: Jun 2000

ISBN: 9780192631732

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This resource summarizes the most authoritative evidence available on the effects of care practices carried out during pregnancy, childbirth, and immediately after birth, and in addition to the details provided, the book concludes with six valuable tables that list the practices which are beneficial, those of unknown effectiveness, and those likely to be ineffective or harmful.

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