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Women's accounts of the physical sensation of chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis: expectations and experience.

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OBJECTIVE: to understand women's expectations and experience of discomfort during chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis, and relate them to aspects of clinical practice. DESIGN: thematic analysis of narrative interviews. Interviews were recorded and transcribed verbatim, coded and analysed using computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: sample recruited nationally for two wider studies of experiences of antenatal screening (n=47) and experien...

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10.1016/j.midw.2008.02.002

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McPherson, A More by this author
Journal:
Midwifery
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
64-75
Publication date:
2010-02-05
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EISSN:
1532-3099
ISSN:
0266-6138
URN:
uuid:8e23e3d2-24cc-4ea4-8d35-a13bb6a15cd2
Source identifiers:
215875
Local pid:
pubs:215875

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