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Archive for 2012

FIGO Rome October 7-12, 2012

October 08, 2012 rebecca Blog , Conferences

Dilys Walker presented preliminary results of the impact of PRONTO trainings at the FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) conference in Rome October 7-12, 2012. The FIGO congress was a rewarding scientific exchange with information about the many aspects of women’s health. There were FIGO Reproductive and sexual health pre-Congress workshops as well as pre-Congress courses and hands […]

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Non-physician providers of obstetric care in Mexico: Perspectives of physicians, obstetric nurses, and professional midwives

August 08, 2012 kimberly Blog , Publications

By Lisa M DeMaria, Lourdes Campero, Marianne Vidler and Dilys Walker Human Resources for Health, April 25, 2012 The Mexican Ministry of Health’s 2009 strategy to reduce maternal mortality gives a role to two non-physician models that meet criteria for skilled attendants: obstetric nurses and professional midwives. This study compares and contrasts these two provider types […]

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Self-Efficacy Change With Low-Tech, High-Fidelity Obstetric Simulation Training for Midwives and Nurses in Mexico

July 08, 2012 kimberly Blog , Publications

By Susanna Rose Cohen, MSN, CNM, Leslie Cragin, PhD, CNM, Bob Wong, PhD, Dilys M Walker, MD Clinical Simulation in Nursing, January 2012 This prospective descriptive study examined the relationship between low-tech, high-fidelity simulation-based training and pre- and posttraining changes in participant self-efficacy (SE). A 3-week training was followed by a 2-day session 4 months […]

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Skilled birth attendants in Mexico: how does care during normal birth by general physicians, obstetric nurses, and professional midwives compare with world health organization evidence-based practice guidelines?

April 09, 2012 rebecca Blog , News & Media

By Dilys Walker MD, Lisa M. DeMaria MS, Leticia Suarez MS, Leslie Cragin CNM, PhD, The Evaluating Alternative Models of Obstetric Care in Mexico Research Team. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, September 23, 2011 We evaluated the quality of basic obstetric care provided by Mexican general physicians, obstetric nurses, and professional midwives compared with […]

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PRONTO training for obstetric and neonatal emergencies in Mexico

April 09, 2012 rebecca Blog , News & Media

By Dilys M. Walker, Susanna R. Cohen, Fatima Estrada, Marcia E. Monterroso, Alisa Jenny, Jimena Fritz and Jenifer O. Fahey. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, November 21, 2011 The purpose of this project is to evaluate the acceptability, feasibility, rating, and potential impact of PRONTO, a low-tech and high-fidelity simulation-based training for obstetric and […]

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