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Risk assessment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10739458     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Risk assessment is the process by which clinicians screen for conditions that, if unmanaged, result in complications of pregnancy or adverse birth outcomes and for which an intervention would improve the well-being of the mother, child, and family. One of the major US health care goals is that by the year 2000, at least 90% of pregnant women will receive risk appropriate care. This article discusses the major risks to the mother and child during pregnancy, and presents tools to assess pregnancy well-being.
K M Andolsek; G M Kelton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Primary care     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0095-4543     ISO Abbreviation:  Prim. Care     Publication Date:  2000 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-04-18     Completed Date:  2000-04-18     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0430463     Medline TA:  Prim Care     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-103     Citation Subset:  IM    
Clinical Professor, Division of Community Health, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Obstetric Labor Complications / prevention & control
Postnatal Care / methods*
Pregnancy Complications / prevention & control
Prenatal Care / methods*
Prenatal Diagnosis / methods*
Risk Assessment / methods*

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