Direct Case Consultation
Because this aspect of practice tends to be the most straightforward and best understood, let us begin with a discussion (together with some specific case illustrations) of one model for carrying out direct case consultations in an obstetric setting. Space will not permit a description and an illustration of all possible situations in which the consultant may become involved, but the following conceptual points and illustrative cases may serve as a basis for developing a deeper understanding.
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