Rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy: How can health services adapt to the needs of Indigenous women? A qualitative study.

@article{Belton2018RheumaticHD,
  title={Rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy: How can health services adapt to the needs of Indigenous women? A qualitative study.},
  author={Suzanne Belton and Sue G Kruske and Lisa Jackson Pulver and Juanita M Sherwood and Kylie Tune and Jonathan Carapetis and Geraldine A Vaughan and Michael J. Peek and C McLintock and Elizabeth Anne Sullivan},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2018},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={
          425-431
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To study rheumatic heart disease health literacy and its impact on pregnancy, and to identify how health services could more effectively meet the needs of pregnant women with rheumatic heart disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS Researchers observed and interviewed a small number of Aboriginal women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum as they interacted with the health system. An Aboriginal Yarning method of relationship building over time, participant… CONTINUE READING
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