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Referral pattern and rate of intervention in a small rural obstetrical practice.
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PMID:  21267315     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
This article describes an obstetrical chart review that covered a seven-year period from April 30, 1978 to March 31, 1984. This review includes both pre- and intra partum transfers and involves two main topics: referral pattern and rate of intervention during labour. The practice was involved in 60% of all pregnancies (344) of the catchment area. Seventeen per cent were transferred in their pre-partum period, and 11% were transferred intra partum. The rates of intervention for forceps, induction, episiotomy and analgesia are presented, and they confirm the non-interventionist attitude of general practice obstetricians.
J Lemelin
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian family physician Médecin de famille canadien     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0008-350X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Fam Physician     Publication Date:  1986 Oct 
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Created Date:  2011-01-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0120300     Medline TA:  Can Fam Physician     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2141-6     Citation Subset:  -    
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