Maintaining patient dignity and offering support after miscarriage
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Maintaining patient dignity and offering support after miscarriage

Hannah Bryant Senior staff nurse, A&E at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

HANNAH BRYANT says that it is nurses’ responsibility to ensure that women experiencing miscarriage are given privacy and treated with dignity while undergoing emergency care

The World Health Organization (2006) defines stillbirth, or fetal death, as death before the complete expulsion or extraction of all the products of conception, irrespective of pregnancy duration.

Emergency Nurse. 15, 9, 26-29. doi: 10.7748/en2008.02.15.9.26.c8178

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