Mother knows best: developing a consumer led, evidence informed, research agenda for maternity care.

@article{Cheyne2013MotherKB,
  title={Mother knows best: developing a consumer led, evidence informed, research agenda for maternity care.},
  author={Helen Cheyne and Christine McCourt and Karen Semple},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={705-12}
}
UNLABELLED The principles of evidence-based practice and involvement of consumers in healthcare are well established. However, consumers are rarely involved in decisions about what evidence is actually required and this may result in a mismatch between research undertaken and issues of importance to those who use the health services. This may be particularly evident in maternity care where disease focused research funding priorities may not address aspects of care which are important to the… CONTINUE READING