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Recommendation details

Recommendation ID: CG45/1
Question: Decision aids for helping pregnant and breastfeeding women to make decisions about their care:- A randomised controlled trial should be conducted to compare usual care with usual care plus the use of decision aids designed to help pregnant and breastfeeding women with mental disorders to make informed decisions about their care. Outcomes should include the development of agreed care plans, the successful implementation of the agreed care plans, and satisfaction with the care plan and the communication about the planning.
Page: 39
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Why this is important:- Psychotropic drugs carry teratogenic risks during pregnancy and are often present in breast milk. It is therefore important that women are enabled to make informed decisions about treatment choices

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance: Antenatal and postnatal mental health
Number: CG45
Date issued: Feb 2007

Research needed into:

Effectiveness of treatment: Yes
Cost of treatment: No
Implementation of treatment: No
Quality of life: No
Methods of research: No

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?: No
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?: No
Recommendation priority: Unrated
Recommendation status: Research Pending
Notes: Numbers removed. Titles integrated
Date this record updated: 30-04-2010

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