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Author Tew, Marjorie.

Title Safer childbirth? : a critical history of maternity care / Marjorie Tew
Edition Second edition
Published London : Chapman and Hall, 1995


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.1982009 Tew/Sca 1995  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description xviii, 414 pages ; 24 cm
Summary In the text's first edition, Marjorie Tew showed through her painstaking statistical analysis of perinatal mortality rates for hospital and home, that for some women hospital birth might actually be more dangerous than home birth. These findings and further compelling evidence gathered by the House of Commons Health Committee in 1992 should have revolutionized the direction of maternity care. This third edition considers the evidence on which the recommended changes in policy were made and the implications of implementing them
Analysis Childbirth
Notes Previous ed.: 1990
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Marjorie Tew was Formerly Research Statistician, Nottingham University Medical School
Subject Childbirth -- History.
Maternal health services -- History.
Obstetrics -- History.
Maternal Health Services -- history.
Maternal Mortality.
Maternal Welfare -- history.
Midwifery -- history.
Parturition -- history
Maternal Health Services -- history.
Obstetrics -- history.
United Kingdom.
LC no. 94068238
ISBN 041256100X (paperback)
1565933028 (USA)