Home care for women experiencing complications of pregnancy is a rapidly growing specialty. A variety of models of antepartum home care have emerged. Provision of effective antepartum home care requires knowledge and clinical skills in perinatal and home health nursing and an understanding of the structure and function of the home health care system. Nursing care in the home encompasses case coordination, maternal and fetal assessment, maternal education regarding the woman’s-risk situation and self-monitoring requirements, and provision of support. Antepartum home care for conditions such as hypertension in pregnancy, preterm labor, and hyperemesis gravidarum is discussed
Acute and Critical Care in the Home| August 01 1998
Antepartum Home Care for High-Risk Pregnant Women
AACN Adv Crit Care (1998) 9 (3): 362–376.
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Maureen Heaman; Antepartum Home Care for High-Risk Pregnant Women. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 August 1998; 9 (3): 362–376. doi:
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