Does knowledge of danger signs of pregnancy predict birth preparedness? A critique of the evidence from women admitted with pregnancy complications

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Mbalinda, Scovia N ; Nakimuli, Annettee ; Kakaire, Othman ; Osinde, Michael O ; Kakande, Nelson ; Kaye, Dan K (2014)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Health Research Policy and Systems, volume 12 (issn: 1478-4505, eissn: 1478-4505)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4197291, doi: 10.1186/1478-4505-12-60
  • Subject: Knowledge about danger signs | Health Policy | Birth preparedness | Pregnancy | Maternal near miss | Childbirth | Complication readiness | Research

Background Improved knowledge of obstetric danger signs, birth preparedness practices, and readiness for emergency complications are among the strategies aimed at both enhancing utilization of maternal health services and increasing access to skilled care during childbi... View more
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