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Title Reducing racial/ethnic disparities in reproductive and perinatal outcomes : the evidence from population-based interventions / Arden Handler, Joan Kennelly, Nadine Peacock (eds.)
Published New York : Springer, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 461 pages) : tables, figures (some color)
Contents Introduction: challenges in reducing disparities in reproductive and perinatal outcomes through evidence-based public health -- Methodological approach to assessing the evidence -- Evidence-based public health: origins, assumptions, and cautions -- Access to family planning and induced abortion -- Preconceptional health promotion -- Infertility status and infertility treatment: racial and ethnic disparities -- Public health interventions for perinatal HIV and STI screening in pregnancy -- What is the role of prenatal care in reducing racial and ethnic disparities in pregnancy outcomes? -- Current approaches to reducing premature births and implications for disparity elimination -- Prenatal case management of pregnant women: what is the evidence for its contribution to a reduction of disparities in perinatal outcomes? -- Behavioral treatment methods for pregnant smokers: the evidence base for prenatal care programs and professional practice -- Substance abuse in pregnancy: the impact of screening and treatment on improving perinatal outcomes and reducing racial and ethnic disparities -- The evidence for perinatal depression screening and treatment -- Supplemental nutrition programs during pregnancy and the early postnatal period -- Group prenatal care and doula care for pregnant women -- Contemporary childbirth in the United States: interventions and disparities -- Regionalized perinatal care: an evidence-based intervention in development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Maternal health services.
Maternal and infant welfare.
Transcultural medical care.
Minorities -- Medical care.
Discrimination in medical care -- Prevention.
Maternal Welfare.
Maternal Behavior -- ethnology.
Prenatal Care.
Health Status Disparities.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Ethnic Groups -- ethnology.
Delivery of Health Care.
Public Health.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Handler, Arden.
Kennelly, Joan.
Peacock, Nadine Ruth.
LC no. 2010935948
ISBN 9781441914996 (electronic bk.)
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