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

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Carolan-Olah, Mary ORCID: 0000-0001-5908-9685 (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

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.

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Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4208
DOI https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02480.x
Official URL http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-...
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1110 Nursing
Current > FOR Classification > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Nursing and Midwifery
Historical > SEO Classification > 9202 Health and Support Services
Keywords ResPubID17149. risk for pregnant women, risk in pregnancy, nursing, midwifery, health professionals, Lupton, perceptions of risk, concept of risk
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