Journal article

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) management pathways: results of a Delphi survey to contextualise international recommendations for Indonesian primary care settings

Fitriana Murriya Ekawati, Sharon Licqurish, Jane Gunn, Shaun Brennecke, Phyllis Lau

BMC PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH | BMC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) are a significant contributor to the high maternal mortality rate in Indonesia. At the moment, limited guidelines are available to assist primary care providers in managing HDP cases. A previous review of 16 international HDP guidelines has identified opportunities for improving HDP management in Indonesian primary care, but it has not determined the suitability of the recommendations in practice. This study aims to achieve consensus among the experts regarding the recommendations suitability and to develop HDP pathways in Indonesian primary care. METHODS: Maternal health experts, including GPs, midwives, nurses, medical specialists and h..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The first author receives a scholarship from Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education from The Indonesian Ministry of Finance. The scholarship provides allowance for her doctoral study, as well as allowance during data collection, analysis and manuscript writing.