F.C. Bryce, J.K. Clayton, R.J. Rand, I. Beck, et al., "General practitioner obstetrics in Bradford," British Medical Journal, 300, 725-7, 17 March 1990.

F.C. Bryce (Friarage Hospital, North Yorkshire, U.K.): "This paper audits the outcome for patients booked under the care of their general practitioner for their antenatal and intrapartum care. It was initiated because of steadily rising perinatal mortality in Bradford, despite a fall in the rest of England or Wales. Several factors were considered responsible, not the least of which was the high immigrant Asian population. The outcome of the audit demonstrated inappropriate booking of patients for general practitioner care and un- acceptable arrangements for intra- partum care.

"Since our review has been published, marked improvements have been observed. A general practitioner monitoring group has been formed by the local general practitioners, and this has led to the production of a constructed document to improve general practitioner obstetric...

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