Antenatal day care units versus hospital admission for women with complicated pregnancy.

@article{Dowswell2009AntenatalDC,
  title={Antenatal day care units versus hospital admission for women with complicated pregnancy.},
  author={Therese Dowswell and P. Middleton and Andrew Weeks},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={CD001803}
}
BACKGROUND Antenatal day care units have been widely used as an alternative to inpatient care for women with pregnancy complications including mild and moderate hypertension, and preterm prelabour rupture of the membranes. OBJECTIVES The objective of this review is to compare day care units with routine care or hospital admission for women with pregnancy complications in terms of maternal and perinatal outcomes, length of hospital stay, acceptability, and costs to women and health services… CONTINUE READING

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