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Katy Barber
British Journal of Midwifery, Vol. 20, Iss. 4, 06 Apr 2012, pp 289 - 294

This article explores decision-making in midwifery practice. A case study is presented of a tripartite decision made in clinical practice. A selection of decision-making models are analyzed and appropriately selected to facilitate critical analysis of the tripartite decision being made. The article aims to consider the complexity of decision-making in maternity care, the importance of involving women in decision-making, the value of ethical consideration and the role of the midwife in decision-making.

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