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Cardiac disease is associated with adverse outcomes in pregnancy and is the leading cause of indirect maternal death in the United Kingdom (UK) and internationally. National and international guidelines recommend women should receive care from multidisciplinary teams; however evidence is lacking to inform how they should be operationalised.
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Name: International journal of nursing studies
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Human females who are pregnant, as cultural, psychological, or sociological entities.
Training for pregnant women and parents-to-be to prepare for CHILDBIRTH; CHILD CARE; and parenthood.
Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.
A pregnane found in the urine of pregnant women and sows. It has anesthetic, hypnotic, and sedative properties.
Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.
Obstetrics and gynaecology
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