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Modelling For Maternity Care In The United Kingdom

In: Monitoring, Evaluating, Planning Health Services



    (Institute of Modelling for Healthcare, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK)


    (Institute of Modelling for Healthcare, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK)

  • C. LAW

    (Regional Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Southampton, UK)

  • R. J. PORTER

    (Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK)


    (Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, UK)


AbstractAt present in the United Kingdom most babies are born in hospitals. A more woman-centred approach, with choices available to women, is now accepted as being appropriate for the provision of maternity care. A detailed model for the provision of maternity care, and illustrative results, will be discussed.

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  • J. Trencher & A. K. Shahani & C. Law & R. J. Porter & N. Saunders, 1999. "Modelling For Maternity Care In The United Kingdom," World Scientific Book Chapters,in: Monitoring, Evaluating, Planning Health Services, chapter 17, pages 190-200 World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
  • Handle: RePEc:wsi:wschap:9789812817839_0017

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    Healthcare; Management; Quality; Planning; Emergency Services; Evaluation; Hospital Systems; Monitoring;

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    • C44 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Operations Research; Statistical Decision Theory
    • O32 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D


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