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Protocol for a mixed-methods exploratory investigation of care following intensive care discharge: the REFLECT study
INTRODUCTION: A substantial number of patients discharged from intensive care units (ICUs) subsequently die without leaving hospital. It is unclear how many of these deaths are preventable. Ward-based management following ...
In labor or in limbo? : The experiences of women undergoing induction of labor in hospital: findings of a qualitative study
Background: Induction of labor currently accounts for around 25% of all births in high-resource countries, yet despite much research into medical aspects, little is known about how women experience this process. This study ...
Induction of labour: how do women get information and make decisions? Findings of a qualitative study
Background Induction of labour is one of the most frequent interventions in pregnancy. While it is not always unwelcome, it is associated with increased labour pain and further interventions. Evidence from earlier studies ...
Women’s views on partnership working with midwives during pregnancy and childbirth
Objective: To explore whether the UK Government agenda for partnership working and choice was realised or desired for women during pregnancy and childbirth. Design: A qualitative study was used to explore women’s experience ...
Resilience and survival : black teenage mothers 'looked after' by the State tell their stories about their experience of care
‘Looked after’ young people are among the most disadvantaged members of our society. While their disadvantaged status should not be ignored, poor outcomes are often emphasised at the expense of good ones. This paper reports ...
Science review in research ethics committees: : Double jeopardy?
Research ethics committees ‘(RECs) members’ perceptions of their role in regard to the science of research proposals are discussed. Our study, which involved the interviewing of 20 participants from amongst the UK’s ...
Medical Dominance within Research Ethics Committees
Qualitative research is reported which explores the perceptions of members of the U.K.’s independent Phase I ethics committees (IECs) about key issues identified following a literature review. Audio-recorded interviews ...