South Africa failing women as abuse of maternity patients runs rampant, report says
- Healthcare providers sometimes take part in torture and ill treatment, report alleges. Moszynski, Peter // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;1/23/2010, Vol. 340 Issue 7739, p174
The article provides information on the "World Report for 2010," an annual report of the Human Rights Watch group which summarizes major global trends in human rights issues such as the participation of healthcare providers in torture and ill treatment.
- Autonomy, privacy and informed consent 2: postnatal perspective. Scott, P.A.; Taylor, A.; Välimäki, M.; Leino-Kilpi, H.; Dassen, T.; Gasull, M.; Lemonidou, C.; Arndt, M. // British Journal of Nursing;1/23/2003, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p117
Part II. Explores the issues of autonomy, privacy and informed consent in maternity care in nursing in Great Britain. Perception of mother's autonomy; Patient autonomy and patient rights.
- High insurance costs close Elizabeth Seton. // Crain's New York Business;9/8/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 36, p47
The Elizabeth Seton Child-bearing Center at Chelsea in Manhattan, New York ceased deliveries last week because of medical malpractice insurance rates that rocketed 400% within the last year. While malpractice rates have continued to rise in obstetrics generally, the perceived risk of giving...
- UPDATE: Fears expressed over Cambodia trade union law. Smith, Katie // Aroq - Just-Style.com (Global News);6/13/2015, p1
The article reports on the criticism against Cambodian government's draft law on trade unions, wherein its failure to meet international standards made Human Rights Watch (HRW) request for a public disclosure as it could affect the workers, the country's image, and the garment industry altogether.
- Surveillance, support and risk in the postnatal period. Zadoroznyj, Maria // Health Sociology Review;Oct2006, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p353
There have been significant changes in the way that maternity services have been organised in recent years. One of the most dramatic has been the significant reduction of time women spend in hospital following childbirth. Yet despite this there has been little debate about whether additional...
- Delivery method and readmission to hospital. // Caribbean Health;Dec2000, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p24
The article reports on the findings of the study from Seattle workers concerning the association between delivery method and maternal rehospitalization in Washington, D.C. Of a total of 256 795 live singleton deliveries in 1987-1996, readmission to hospital within 60 days of delivery occurred in...
- Do women want midwives or obstetric nurses? // AIMS Journal;2005, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p3
The article focuses on the conference that was held in Birmingham, Alabama on October 1, 2005, to explore whether women want midwives or the obstetric nurses at the time of maternity. The conference was organised jointly by the Association of Radical Midwives and the Association for Improvements...
- Non-Maternal Nursing: Historical and Contemporary Overview. Bar-Yam, Naomi Bromberg // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Mar2005, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p18
The article focuses on non-maternal nursing. The nursing of babies by women other than their biological mothers has taken place across the world throughout history. In western culture people are most familiar with wet nursing, in which a mother either will not or cannot nurse her own child....
- MOTHERS'HEALTH IN BRAZIL AND RECOVERING THE TRAINING OF MIDWIVES FOR CARE IN THE BIRTH PROCESS. Merighi, Miriam Aparecida Barbosa; Gualda, Dulce Maria Rosa // Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE);mar/abr2009, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p265
The authors briefly analyze the situation of maternal health care in Brazil and, based on their findings, they comment that there have been transformations in the health care model for women and families and propose some measures, including recovery of the work of the obstetric nurse or midwife...