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Outcomes for women with BMI>35kg/m2 admitted for labour care to alongside midwifery units in the UK: A national prospective cohort study using the UK Midwifery Study System (UKMidSS)

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Objective To describe and compare outcomes in severely obese (body mass index (BMI)>35kg/m2) women and other women admitted to alongside (co-located) midwifery units (AMU) in the United Kingdom. Methods We carried out a national prospective cohort study using the UK Midwifery Study System (UKMidSS) in all 122 AMUs in the UK. We identified and collected data about 1122 severely obese women admitted to an AMU, 1st January-31st December 2016, and 1949 compar... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0208041

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
NPEU
ORCID:
0000-0002-1984-4575
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
NPEU
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
12
Pages:
Article: e0208041
Publication date:
2018-12-04
Acceptance date:
2018-11-09
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ISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:945753
URN:
uri:46d93ff1-ee3e-4dc7-8035-2d8f7dff36aa
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uuid:46d93ff1-ee3e-4dc7-8035-2d8f7dff36aa
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pubs:945753

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