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What do we mean by ‘effective care’? 

What do we mean by ‘effective care’?
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What do we mean by ‘effective care’?
Author(s):

Murray Enkin

, Marc J. N. C. Keirse

, James Neilson

, Caroline Crowther

, Lelia Duley

, Ellen Hodnett

, and Justus Hofmeyr

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780192631732.003.0001
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date: 23 October 2019

Chapter 1 discusses the differences of opinion about constitutes effective care in pregnancy and childbirth are clearly revealed by the widely differing care practices seen among otherwise similar countries, communities, and institutions, from one care-giving discipline to another, and from individual to individual.

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