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  1. Home visits for pregnancy complications and management of antenatal care : an overview of three randomized controlled trials.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective To examine whether a policy of home visits reduces the amount of antenatal care provided by hospital maternity units.

    Design A meta-analysis of three randomized controlled trials.

    Setting 9 maternity units in France

    Subjects 1410 women with pregnancy complications.

    Intervention 1 or 2 home visits a week by a midwife.

    Main outcome measures Admission rate and length of stay in hospital.

    Results The home-visiting system did not affect the hospital admission rate (typical odds ratio=0.9; 95% CI=0.7-1.2).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Gestation pathologie, Prévention, Homme, Surveillance, A domicile, Hospitalisation

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pregnancy disorders, Prevention, Human, Surveillance, At home, Hospitalization

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0367696

    Code Inist : 002B20F02. Création : 199406.