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Obstetric Myths versus Research Realities: A Guide to the Medical Literature

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 08 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:136
  1. Sandy Oliver

    Henci Goer Bergin and Harvey, pp 385 ISBN 0 89789 242 9

    In Obstetric Myths versus Research Realities Henci Goer attempts to steer readers through an “Alice in Wonderland world of obstetrics where you have to show that letting mothers walk around and choose positions of comfort is better than confining them to their backs in bed.” She discusses findings from research into maternity care in the context of women's lives, their physical and emotional well being, and their conversations with obstetricians and midwives. She is one …

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