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Resident consultant Obstetrician presence on the labour ward versus other models of consultant cover: a systematic review of intrapartum outcomes

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Background - Several key policy documents have advocated 24-hour consultant obstetrician presence on labour ward as a means of improving the safety of birth. However, it is unclear what published evidence exists comparing the outcomes of intrapartum care with 24-hour consultant labour ward presence compared with other models of consultant cover.
Objectives - To collate and critically appraise evidence of the effect of continuous resident consultant obstetrician cover on labour ward on o...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/1471-0528.14527

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Journal website
Volume:
124
Issue:
9
Pages:
1311–1320
Publication date:
2017-02-28
Acceptance date:
2016-11-17
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EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
Pubs id:
pubs:667071
URN:
uri:6144f63f-1b6b-491c-9e8e-825ab39b6021
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uuid:6144f63f-1b6b-491c-9e8e-825ab39b6021
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pubs:667071
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9

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