An evaluation of the practice of shared antenatal care

Hilary Thomas, Juliet Draper, Susan Field, M. J. Hare

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A study of attendance patterns of women undergoing shared antenatal care between hospital obstetricians, community midwives and family practitioners showed that a large number of unnecessary visits were made. This caused considerable inconvenience and expense to the women concerned and contributed to overcrowding in clinics. Better coordination of the shared care service is indicated.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-160
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1983


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