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Prenatal care: touching the future.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22309579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The provision of preconception and prenatal care is a critical and time-honored role for family physicians. It could even be termed the first preventive care a human being receives. It has been suggested by some studies that, because of the continuity of care that is considered a cornerstone of family practice, family physicians provide prenatal care that may improve birth outcome. Although prenatal care is acknowledged as important for a healthy pregnancy and delivery, there is debate regarding the true efficacy of prenatal care.
Authors:
Erin Kate Dooley; Robert L Ringler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-11-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Primary care     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1558-299X     ISO Abbreviation:  Prim. Care     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0430463     Medline TA:  Prim Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  17-37     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Médicos Para La Familia, Department of Surgical Family Medicine, 3030 Covington Pike, Memphis, TN 38128, USA.
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