Women with physical disabilities

Obstetric clinicians’ experiences and educational preparation for caring for pregnant women with physical disabilities: A qualitative study

Suzanne C. Smeltzer, Ed.D., R.N. , Monika Mitra, Ph.D., Linda Long-Bellil, Ph.D., J.D., Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., M.Sc., Lauren D. Smith, M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 8-13 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.07.004 Background Women with physical disabilities (WPD) experience major barriers to care during pregnancy. Lack of education about disability in health […]

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Pregnancy among women with physical disabilities: Unmet needs and recommendations on navigating pregnancy

Monika Mitra , Ph.D., Linda M. Long-Bellil , Ph.D., J.D., Lisa I. Iezzoni , M.D., M.Sc., Suzanne C. Smeltzer , Ed.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Lauren D. Smith , M.P.H. July 2016Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 457–463 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.12.007 Background Despite concerns raised in the literature on the adverse pregnancy outcomes of women with physical disabilities, there is […]

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