Shared antenatal care for indigenous patients in a rural and remote community.

@article{Nel2003SharedAC,
  title={Shared antenatal care for indigenous patients in a rural and remote community.},
  author={Pieter Nel and Dennis R Pashen},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={127-31}
}
BACKGROUND An increase in perinatal mortality prompted a review of services to pregnant women in remote northern and western Queensland, Australia. In order to address the needs of the indigenous population in particular, a range of service changes was implemented to improve outcomes. OBJECTIVE This article aims to highlight the changes made in the delivery of local and regional antenatal services. DISCUSSION Mt Isa Hospital is the supplier of obstetric services for the north and west of… CONTINUE READING
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