The Labor and Delivery Satisfaction Index: the development and evaluation of a soft outcome measure.

@article{Lomas1987TheLA,
  title={The Labor and Delivery Satisfaction Index: the development and evaluation of a soft outcome measure.},
  author={Jonathan Lomas and Sharon Lynn Dore and Murray W. Enkin and Alice A. Mitchell},
  journal={Birth},
  year={1987},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          125-9
        }
}
: Recognizing the need to assess the caring aspects of childbirth care, we developed a Labor and Delivery Satisfaction Index (LADSI) for use in clinical trials of options for delivery. Thirty-eight items were constructed after extensive consultation with recent mothers and clinicians, and each was worded as a statement for ratings of agreement or disagreement on a six-point scale. Fifty-nine unselected women completed the index two days postpartum, and 35 of them completed it again at four to… CONTINUE READING
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