oa Professional Nursing Today - Antenatal care : pregnancy awareness
|Article Title||Antenatal care : pregnancy awareness|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Publication Date||Jan 2006|
Extracted from text ... Professional Nursing Today January / February 2006 Vol. 10 No. 1 17 Purpose Its purpose is to maintain the best positive state of health of mother and fetus by screening for actual and potential problems as early as possible and by instituting appropriate referral or management. It is also essential that those involved in antenatal care ensure that advice is made available to the woman and her partner. Responsibility In most poor countries, antenatal care is provided in the public sector by community clinics and hospitals. Despite this, the PN is often the first provider of antenatal care. Large ..
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