Clinical Practice Guidelines Antenatal care - Module I

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Clinical Practice Guidelines: Antenatal Care - Module I

ISBN: 978-1-74241-730-1
Online ISBN: 978-1-74241-731-8
Publications approval number: D0791

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Publication Approval

Australian Government: National Health and Medical Research Council

These guidelines were approved by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) on 6 December 2011 (with a minor amendment approved by the CEO on 17 December 2012),under Section 14A of the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992. In approving these guidelines the NHMRC considers that they meet the NHMRC standard for clinical practice guidelines. This approval is valid for a period of 5 years. NHMRC is satisfied that they are based on the systematic identification and synthesis of the best available scientific evidence and make clear recommendations for health professionals practising in an Australian health care setting. The NHMRC expects that all guidelines will be reviewed no less than once every five years.

This publication reflects the views of the authors and not necessarily the views of the Australian Government.

Disclaimer

This is a general guide to appropriate practice, to be followed subject to the relevant clinician’s judgement in each individual case. The Commonwealth has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the Guidelines are based on, and accurately represent, the best available published evidence on key areas of antenatal care.

However, the Commonwealth does not accept any legal liability for any loss, damage costs or expenses that may result from reliance on the information and recommendations contained in these Guidelines.

Suggested Citation

Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council 2012, Clinical Practice Guidelines: Antenatal Care – Module 1.
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra. For more information please visit Department of Health and Ageing website