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Maternity model of care—midwifery caseload size

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term558693
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe total estimated capped number of women who will be cared for per year by a full-time equivalent primary midwife in a midwifery caseload model of maternity care.

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Object class:Maternity model of care
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The overarching design of how maternity care is delivered to a woman or women.

This is a multidimensional concept that incorporates attributes of the women being cared for, the type of healthcare providers who provide the care and how and where the care is provided.

Context:Help on this termUsed in maternal and perinatal healthcare settings.
Specialisation of:Help on this termModel of care

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit
Origin:Help on this termNational Maternity Data Development Project (AIHW and NPESU), Maternity Care Classification System subproject.

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Property:Midwifery caseload size
Definition:Help on this termThe capped number of women per year for whom a full-time equivalent caseload primary midwife would care.
Property group:Help on this termLabour characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit
Origin:Help on this termNational Maternity Data Development Project (AIHW and NPESU), Maternity Care Classification System subproject.
Reference documents:Help on this termHomer C, Brodie P & Leap N. 2008. Getting started: what is midwifery continuity of care? in Midwifery Continuity of Care. Chatswood: Elsevier Australia, 1-24.

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Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit
Origin:Help on this termNational Maternity Data Development Project (AIHW & NPESU), Maternity Care Classification System subproject.

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Maternity model of care—midwifery caseload size, number N[NN] Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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