Perinatal Care Delivery Systems : Description and Evaluation in European Community Countries

Perinatal Care Delivery Systems : Description and Evaluation in European Community Countries

Book Title: Perinatal Care Delivery Systems : Description and Evaluation in European Community Countries

Author: Sarah Bargiela

Format: Hardback | 324 pages

Publication Date: 01 Mar 1987

ISBN-13: 9780192616104

This book brings together a description of current obstetric and neonatal policies and practices in EC countries, and a review of evaluative studies of various aspects of care. This review focuses primarily on screening procedures in antenatal care, caesarian section, and neonatal intensive care for very low birthweight babies. Efficacy, effectiveness and secondary effects are considered, as well as psychosocial consequences and socioeconomic cost.