[Great regional differences in quality of obstetrical care].

@article{Pakkanen2004GreatRD,
  title={[Great regional differences in quality of obstetrical care].},
  author={Milla Pakkanen and Bo Lindblom and Petra M Otterblad Olausson and M{\aa}ns Ros{\'e}n},
  journal={Lakartidningen},
  year={2004},
  volume={101 43},
  pages={3320-2, 3324-5}
}
In Sweden antenatal care is free of charge, easily available and utilized by practically all pregnant women. The obstetrical care is of high quality and perinatal mortality among the lowest in the world. However, there is a potential for improvement, as evidenced by the regional differences in quality of care shown in this study. Five quality indicators of antenatal and delivery care 1998-2002 are presented for all the counties in Sweden: still birth rate, smoking habits in early pregnancy… CONTINUE READING