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Standardizing clinical care measures of rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy: A qualitative synthesis
journal contributionposted on 06.04.2021, 03:15 by Geraldine VaughanGeraldine Vaughan, Angela Dawson, Michael J Peek, Jonathan R Carapetis, Elizabeth A Sullivan
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a preventable cardiac condition that escalates risk in pregnancy. Models of care informed by evidence‐based clinical guidelines are essential to optimal health outcomes. There are no published reviews that systematically explore approaches to care provision for pregnant women with RHD and examine reported measures. The review objective was to improve understanding of how attributes of care for these women are reported and how they align with guidelines.
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Number of Pages14
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External Author AffiliationsThe Australian National University; University of Western Australia; University of Technology Sydney
JournalBirth: Issues in Perinatal Care
Access, and evaluationBest practiceHealth care qualityPregnancyRheumatic heart diseaseSocial determinants of healthSystematic reviewAnticoagulantsCounselingDelayed DiagnosisDelivery, ObstetricFemaleHealth Services AccessibilityHumansPatient Care TeamPregnancy Complications, CardiovascularPrenatal CareQuality Assurance, Health CareRisk AssessmentSeverity of Illness IndexObstetrics & Reproductive Medicine