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Labouring Together: Collaborative Alliances in Maternity Care in Victoria, Australia

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posted on 2020-03-01, 00:00 authored by Vanessa J. Watkins
Mixed-methods exploration of interprofessional collaboration (IPC) and shared decision-making (SDM) in maternity care in Victoria, Australia revealed that effective IPC and SDM were not routinely conducted. Macro-level barriers identified included inadequate healthcare policy to support individual stakeholder autonomy, and the dominant discourses of risk avoidance and bureaucratic-style decision-making vetoed choice.

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eng

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M Street, C Nagle, B Kent, A Hutchinson

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School of Nursing and Midwifery

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