Congratulations to CoMPRE visiting Professor Mike Wee, whose paper entitled, ‘Bacterial contamination of saline used for epidural procedures in an obstetric setting: a randomised comparison of two drawing-up techniques’ has... »
Congratulations to the BU research team whose article ‘Vital signs and other observations used to detect deterioration in pregnant women: an analysis of vital sign charts in consultant-led maternity units’... »
Recent BU graduate Dr Pratik Adhikary is currently working alongside BU researcher Professor Edwin van Teijlingen and the Centre of Midwifery, Maternal and Perinatal Health (CMMPH) in Nepal. The CMMPH... »
Established in 2015, Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute (BUORI) is at the forefront of developing virtual reality training and robots that will allow surgeons to perform hip replacements in this... »
‘Can you convey the impact of your research in a single image?’ That’s the challenge we set BU academics and students this year. The overwhelming response saw researchers from across the university getting... »
New inaugural lecture series launches at Bournemouth University Bournemouth University’s new inaugural lecture series provides an opportunity for newly appointed Professors to share their research and insights into their career... »
Background Working with the human rights charity, Birthrights, this project aims to increase our understanding of disabled women’s experiences of pregnancy, childbirth and parenting. The project builds on Birthrights 2013... »
Background Identifying the onset of labour is an important but often challenging process for maternity care providers. It has been estimated that approximately 30% of women admitted to labour wards... »
This study examined the extent to which early detection systems are used by midwives and their perceived role in preventing maternal complications. An e-mail questionnaire was sent to the heads... »
An early warning system is recommended in maternity units to detect early deterioration and help prevent maternal deaths and complications. An electronic questionnaire was sent to all lead obstetric anaesthetists... »
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