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The Practice of Midwifery in Rural Hospitals

Publication Date: April 14th, 2016
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
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Author(s): Kozhimannil, K.B., Henning-Smith, C., Hung, P.

In this study, we identified 306 rural hospitals with at least 10 births in 2010 using discharge data from the Statewide Inpatient Databases for 9 US states. We conducted a telephone survey of hospital maternity unit managers (N = 244) from November 2013 to March 2014 to understand their maternity care workforce and practice models and described the presence of CNMs attending births by hospital and state characteristics. 

Published in: Journal of Midwifery &¬†Women’s Health

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