Comparison of labor and delivery care provided by certified nurse-midwives and physicians: a systematic review, 1990 to 2008.

BACKGROUND Advanced practice nurses (APNs) in the United States could expand access to high-quality health care, particularly for underserved populations. Yet, there has been limited synthesis of the evidence related to their effectiveness as compared with other providers. The study reported here, part of a larger study that examined all four types of APNs… CONTINUE READING