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Women’s perspectives on caesarean section recovery, infection and the PREPS trial: a qualitative pilot study

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In England, 27.8% of all pregnant women undergo caesarean sections (CS) to deliver their babies. Women undergoing CS are at risk of developing sepsis and post-natal infections, which not only contribute significantly to maternal mortality and morbidity, but also negatively impact upon post-natal recovery and wellbeing. This study explores patients’ priorities in relation to CS recovery, focusing on their knowledge and experiences of infection prevention. T...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12884-019-2402-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM - Investigative Medicine Division
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Unknown
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0000-0001-9817-4313
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
PB-PG-1215-20013
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth More from this journal
Volume:
19
Article number:
245
Publication date:
2019-07-15
Acceptance date:
2019-07-05
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EISSN:
1471-2393
Language:
English
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pubs:1033400
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uuid:1ce42a0d-65a5-4bbe-83b9-1dd579e06cef
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pubs:1033400
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1033400
Deposit date:
2019-07-18

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