Midwives' Knowledge of the α-Fetoprotein Test

@article{Sandn1985MidwivesKO,
  title={Midwives' Knowledge of the α-Fetoprotein Test},
  author={M. Sand{\'e}n},
  journal={Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={1985},
  volume={4},
  pages={23-30}
}
  • M. Sandén
  • Published 1985
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology
In a survey of antenatal clinics which offer the α-fetoprotein (AFP) test and together deal with approximately 25% of the births in Sweden, midwives were asked about their knowledge of prenatal screening using AFP. Between 50 and 60% correctly answered the basic questions necessary for giving information to pregnant women. Between 24 and 46% gave evidence of a deeper understanding of AFP bio-dynamics.With regard to the attained level of knowledge, the greater experience of older midwives does… Expand
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