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Midwifery and research: comparable skills in listening and the use of language

By S. Battersby and Ruth Deery


It IOK..l Rt"'I'\.ll •• in\ud midwifery is widely recognised with the\ud move towards a profession that is evidence\ud based. (Sandall, 1998). The foundations for\ud policies, procedures and guidelines have\ud mainly arisen from quantitative research,\ud especially in the form of randomised controlled\ud trials (RCTs) (NHS, 1996). The\ud HS Executive in 1996 stated that only\ud recommendations based on RCTs should\ud be used in contract setting (NHS, 1996)

Topics: RT, R1, RG
Publisher: The Practising Midwife
Year: 2001
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