Donna Hartz

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BACKGROUND Australia has an enviable record of safety for women in childbirth. There is nevertheless growing concern at the increasing level of intervention and consequent morbidity amongst childbearing women. Not only do interventions impact on the cost of services, they carry with them the potential for serious morbidities for mother and infant.Models of(More)
BACKGROUND In many countries midwives act as the main providers of care for women throughout pregnancy, labour and birth. In our large public teaching hospital in Australia we restructured the way midwifery care is offered and introduced caseload midwifery for one third of women booked at the hospital. We then compared the costs and birth outcomes(More)
Glimepiride is a novel sulfonylurea drug for treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus with higher blood sugar lowering efficacy in diabetic patients than glibenclamide raising the question whether this characteristics is in line with different binding of glimepiride and glibenclamide to the beta-cell sulfonylurea receptor. Scatchard plot(More)
  • Anthony Brazel, Harvey Bryan, Mikhail Chester, Michael Dalrymple, Monica Elser, Matei Georgescu +17 others
  • 2014
Specialist, for their assistance with this project. We are grateful to them for taking time out of their busy schedules to accommodate the numerous meetings necessary for gathering the city data. The authors appreciate the support provided by staff of Decision Theater at Arizona State University (ASU), particularly in the use of their computers for the(More)
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