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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1036619
Description: Birth Territory Theory can be used to describe, explain and predict how the 'birth territory' affects women and babies at all stages of childbearing, in particular during labour and birth ; The theory... More
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1036214
Description: What are the strengths and limitations of existing Decision-Making Theories as a basis for guiding best practice clinical decision-making within a framework of midwifery philosophy? Each theory is com... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1052152
Description: Communication problems between clinicians are the most common cause of preventable adverse events in hospitals. In spite of these known risks the ‘turf wars’ between midwives and doctors continue unab... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/927068
Description: Clinical decision-making was initially studied in medicine where hypothetico-deductive reasoning is the model for decision-making. The nursing perspective on clinical decision-making has largely been ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/929392
Description: What modifiable factors positively influence breastfeeding duration to 6 months postpartum? This question was posed in order to be able to develop a midwifery intervention aimed at prolonging breastfe... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/923288
Description: Is ‘holistic psychophysiological care’ in the third stage of labour safe for women at low risk of postpartum haemorrhage?. Although there have been four randomised trials and a Cochrane Review on the ... More
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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7385
Description: This article presents the findings from a study examining midwives’ interactions with women who smoke in pregnancy. The aim of this study was to find out how midwives currently interact with women who... More
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Creators: Fahy, Kathleen
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/924967
Description: Quality assurance in maternity care is a valuable activity; it frequently leads to changes in the way health care in provided so that women and their families experience a better maternity service and... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/916176
Description: Access block is an increasing problem in delivery suites due to the rising birth rates. As well as more labouring women, more women are presenting to delivery suite with pregnancy concerns (at 18 week... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/925409
Description: Many midwives routinely perform a vaginal examination during birth to check for the nuchal cord. Such an invasive procedure would only be consistent with midwifery philosophy if it was common to find ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/806681
Description: Background: No good evidence exists to support the practice of routinely checking for the nuchal cord, yet it is a common medical intervention in birth. Some evidence shows damage to the baby because ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/807382
Description: Aim: This paper seeks to help midwives more fully understand smoking in pregnancy, particularly from a midwifery partnership perspective. Method: Using the midwifery philosophy of partnership as a fra... More
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Date: 2008
Resource Type: book
Identifier: uon:5718
Description: Midwives and other healthcare providers are grappling with the issue of rising intervention rates in childbirth and trying to identify ways to reverse the trend. It is increasingly accepted that inter... More
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/39655
Description: The authors argue that interpretive interactionism can be improved by acknowledging insights from critical social theory. They present modifications and adaptations to arrive at a methodologically rob... More
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Creators: Fahy, Kathleen
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/43187
Description: In order to accelerate our aspirations to be evidence-based profession I am interested in working with other midwives, with research qualifications, to forge a program of JBI-type reviews on a par wit... More
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