Hospital-based interventions at and following miscarriage: literature to inform a research-practice initiative.

@article{Stratton2008HospitalbasedIA,
  title={Hospital-based interventions at and following miscarriage: literature to inform a research-practice initiative.},
  author={Katrina Stratton and Libby Lloyd},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={5-11}
}
BACKGROUND It is estimated that up to one in five pregnancies will result in miscarriage, the spontaneous loss of pregnancy up to 20 weeks gestation. Miscarriage is such a common form of reproductive loss that it is often under acknowledged by the community, including health professionals. Dissatisfaction with care following miscarriage is well noted despite evidence that the care provided in hospital can have a significant effect on the experience of and the emotional and physical recovery… CONTINUE READING

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