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Towards understanding the concept of risk for pregnant women: some nursing and midwifery implications

Carolan, Mary (2009) Towards understanding the concept of risk for pregnant women: some nursing and midwifery implications. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 18 (5). pp. 652-658. ISSN 0962-1067

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Abstract

This paper aims to explore the concept of risk in pregnancy. Women employ a subjective appraisal of risk, measuring it against their personal values and prior experience, while health professionals evaluate risk in an objective manner.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID17149. risk for pregnant women, risk in pregnancy, nursing, midwifery, health professionals, Lupton, perceptions of risk, concept of risk
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1110 Nursing
FOR Classification > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Nursing and Midwifery
SEO Classification > 9202 Health and Support Services
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2011 07:02
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2011 07:02
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4208
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02480.x
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