Stakeholder analysis and engagement undertaken at the start and throughout improvement is the cement within the building bricks of any quality improvement project. It provides a way of identifying,...
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance first identified in pregnancy that resolves postpartum (Basri et al, 2018). It has an increasing prevalence worldwide and is...
Active management aims to accelerate delivery of the placenta to reduce blood loss. A prophylactic uterotonic drug (exogenous oxytocin) is given to accelerate the contractility of the uterus, to cause...
This quasi-experimental study included two groups that were analysed in pre- and post-intervention phases. The research sample consisted of 76 midwives working in treatment centres affiliated with the...
This methodological study was conducted to translate the FTFQ into Persian and culturally adapt it to the Iranian setting..
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In their early careers, both authors observed minute blood losses after spontaneous labours. Later returning to work on a labour ward, Monica was surprised to find major postpartum haemorrhage being...
The last decade has shown that a significant proportion of absence due to ill health within the NHS is stress-related. While reports of stress and burnout in midwifery are not new (Sandall, 1997; Ball...
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