Multidisciplinary care for pregnant women with cardiac disease: A mixed methods evaluation.

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Summary of "Multidisciplinary care for pregnant women with cardiac disease: A mixed methods evaluation."

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
ISSN: 1873-491X
Pages: 96-105


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