Maintaining patient dignity and offering support after miscarriage
Intended for healthcare professionals
Clinical Previous     Next

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.

Want to read more?

Already subscribed? Log in


Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today

Save over 50% on your first 3 months

Your subscription package includes:
  • Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals and their archives
  • Customisable dashboard featuring 200+ topics
  • RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
  • RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
  • Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests
RCN student member? Try Nursing Standard Student

Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now