Evidence-based practice for intrapartum care: the Pearls of Midwifery.

Abstract

Care for women in labor in the United States is in a period of significant transition. Many intrapartum care practices that are standard policies in hospitals today were instituted in the 20th century without strong evidence for their effect on the laboring woman, labor progress, or newborn outcomes. Contemporary research has shown that many common… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jmwh.12261

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