Rural obstetrics in NSW.

  title={Rural obstetrics in NSW.},
  author={L A Woollard and Richard B Hays},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  volume={33 3},
Rural general practitioners are responsible for providing obstetric services to the majority of women living in rural communities. This paper reports a comparison of 5,950 deliveries conducted by rural GPs in NSW during 1990-1991 with all 88,275 deliveries during the same period in NSW. No evidence that obstetric care in accredited rural GP obstetric units is of less than acceptable standards could be found. There is scope to increase the use of rural obstetric units for the training of future… CONTINUE READING