Redesigning postnatal care: a randomised controlled trial of protocol-based midwifery-led care focused on individual women's physical and psychological health needs.

@article{MacArthur2003RedesigningPC,
  title={Redesigning postnatal care: a randomised controlled trial of protocol-based midwifery-led care focused on individual women's physical and psychological health needs.},
  author={Christine MacArthur and Helen R Winter and Debra Bick and Richard J. Lilford and Robert J. Lancashire and Heidi Knowles and David A. Braunholtz and Catherine Henderson and Clive R. Belfield and Harry Gee},
  journal={Health technology assessment},
  year={2003},
  volume={7 37},
  pages={
          1-98
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To develop, implement and test the cost-effectiveness of redesigned postnatal care compared with current care on women's physical and psychological health. DESIGN A cluster randomised controlled trial, with general practice as the unit of randomisation. Recruited women were followed up by postal questionnaire at 4 and 12 months postpartum and further data collected from midwife and general practice sources. SETTING Thirty-six randomly selected general practice clusters in the… CONTINUE READING

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Redesigning postnatal care : a randomised controlled trial of protocol - based midwifery - led care focused on individual women ’ s physical and psychological health needs

C MacArthur, HR Winter, +3 authors H Knowles
  • Health Technol Assess
  • 2003

Redesigning postnatal care : a randomised controlled trial of protocol - based midwifery - led care focused on individual women ’ s physical and psychological health needs

C MacArthur, HR Winter, +3 authors H Knowles
  • Health Technol Assess
  • 2003