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In-home Physical Post-Natal and Post-Partum Assessments: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: December 3, 2018
Project Number: RB1284-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of in-home physical post-natal assessments for newborns after hospital discharge?
  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of in-home physical post-partum assessments for mothers with newborns after hospital discharge?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding in-home physical post-partum and post-natal assessments for mothers and newborns after hospital discharge?

Key Message

No relevant literature or evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding in-home post-natal or post-partum physical assessments for newborns and mothers after hospital discharge.

Tags

pediatrics, home care services, home care services, hospital-based, house calls, nursing assessment, postnatal care, postpartum period, vital signs, gynecology/obstetrics, infant health, maternal health, home visit, newborn, post birth, Homecare, Home care