The need for regional planning of perinatal care.

  title={The need for regional planning of perinatal care.},
  author={Atties F Malan},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  volume={49 33},
  • Atties F Malan
  • Published 1975 in
    South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
Regionalisation is urgently needed to provide the best possible maternal, fetal and newborn care. In practice this means organising perinatal care of three specified levels and referring the high-risk problems to the regional centre, preferably before labour and delivery. The programme requires careful planning and constant teamwork.