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Mothers, babies, and communities: Centralizing maternity care exposes moether and babies to complications and endangers community sustainability

2002    Klein M, Johnston S, Christilaw J, Carty E. (2002). Mothers, babies, and communities: Centralizing maternity care exposes mothers and babies to complications and endangers community sustainability. Can Fam Physician, 48(7): 1177-9, 1183-5.   Abstract Under budgetary strains, regional health authorities across Canada are looking to cut costs by restructuring and consolidating services. Often undertaken […]

On the road to collaboration: Nurses and newly regulated midwives in British Columbia

2003    Kornelsen J, Dahinten VS, Carty E. (2003). On the road to collaboration: Nurses and newly regulated midwives in British Columbia, Canada. J Midwifery Womens Health, 48(2): 126-132. Abstract This study describes some of the results of a survey conducted shortly after the introduction of midwives as a regulated and publicly funded provider within the […]

Early Labour assessment and support at home: A randomized controlled trial

2003    Janssen PA, Iker CE, Carty EA. (2003). Early labour assessment and support at home: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada, 25(9): 734-741.   Abstract Objective: To compare childbirth outcomes of women prospectively randomized to receive early labour assessment and support either through a home visit or by telephone triage. Methods: […]

Satisfaction and planned place of birth among midwifery clients

2006    Janssen P, Carty E, Reime B. (2006). Satisfaction and planned place of birth among midwifery clients. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 51(2): 91-97.   Abstract The purpose of this study was to compare satisfaction with the birth experience among a population of women planning birth at home versus in hospital. In British Columbia, […]

Effects on parents of an intervention to resolve infant behavioral sleep problems

2006    Hall W, Clauson M, Carty E, Janssen P, Saunders R. (2006). Effects on parents of an intervention to resolve infant behavioral sleep problems. Pediatr Nurs, 32(3): 243-250. Abstract Purpose: Because behavioral sleep problems affect a large proportion of infants and can result in health issues for children and their parents, the study evaluated the […]