Vanora Hundley
Bournemouth University
Rural areaObstetricsSociologyPsychologyNursingHealth careRandomized controlled trialSystematic reviewQualitative researchPsychological interventionPregnancyMEDLINEChildbirthIntervention (counseling)PopulationMaternity careUnit (housing)Medical educationFamily medicineFocus groupMedicine
143Publications
32H-index
3,606Citations
Publications 146
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#1Carol J. Clark (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 9
#2Guste Kalanaviciute (BU: Bournemouth University)
Last. Vanora Hundley (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 32
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Abstract null null Background null Admission to hospital in the latent phase of labour is associated with a cascade of unnecessary intervention. Women who seek early hospital admission may have heightened fear and anxiety in relation to pain routed in their pre-pregnancy experiences. null null null Objective null To determine the prevalence of pain catastrophising in a healthy non-pregnant population and explore previous pain experiences and fear of childbirth as characteristics that might predi...
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#1Sara L Stride (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 1
#2Vanora HundleyH-Index: 32
Last. Zoe A. SheppardH-Index: 11
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OBJECTIVE The Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries (OASI) Care Bundle is designed to reduce the incidence of obstetric anal sphincter injuries. However, introducing behavioural change requires an understanding of current practice. This study aims to establish midwives practise at the time of birth, and the factors that influence this. DESIGN Quantitative research - a national online survey. SETTING Nationwide - United Kingdom (UK). Participants 563 midwives from across the UK. METHODS An online sur...
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#1G. J. Hofmeyr (UB: University of Botswana)H-Index: 14
#2Stine Bernitz (Metropolitan University)H-Index: 6
Last. Olufemi T Oladapo (WHO: World Health Organization)H-Index: 31
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In 1972, two landmark papers in this journal described the partograph,1,2 a chart designed to provide finite referral criteria for midwives working in peripheral clinics who needed to refer women in labour to Harare Hospital, Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia). This innovation coincided with influential reports from the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin of the 'active management of labour' (early amniotomy, proactive use of oxytocin and one-to-one nursing care) with the objective of achieving birth wi...
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#1Karim Khaled (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 2
#2Vanora Hundley (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 32
Last. Fotini Tsofliou (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 10
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The aim of this study was to investigate the association between stress and diet quality/patterns among women of reproductive age in UK. In total, 244 reproductive aged women participated in an online survey consisting of the European Prospective into Cancer and Nutrition food frequency questionnaire in addition to stress, depression, physical-activity, adiposity, and socioeconomic questions. An a-priori diet quality index was derived by assessing the adherence to Alternate Mediterranean Diet (a...
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#1Polona Mivšek (University of Ljubljana)H-Index: 3
#2Vanora HundleyH-Index: 32
Last. Valentina Hlebec (University of Ljubljana)H-Index: 14
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Introduction: This article presents research into the professionalisation of midwifery in Slovenia. Since recognition by related occupations is important for professions, this comparative study asked doctors and nurses in Slovenia about their perceptions of the status of midwifery. Method: A questionnaire survey was conducted with 300 Slovenian midwives, 666 nurses and 416 obstetricians. The questionnaire included statements covering traditional sociological notions of the profession (ethics, th...
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#1Alice Norah Ladur (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 1
#2Edwin van Teijlingen (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 55
Last. Vanora Hundley (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 32
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Abstract null null Background null Maternal health programmes that focus on the woman alone are limiting in LMICs as pregnant women often relate to maternity services through a complex social web that reflects power struggles within the kinship and the community. null null null Methods null A scoping review was conducted to explore the rationale for male involvement in maternal health in LMICs. This review was guided by the question: What is the current state of knowledge regarding the inclusion...
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#2Vanora HundleyH-Index: 32
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#2Vanora HundleyH-Index: 32
#1Karim Khaled (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 2
#2Vanora Hundley (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 32
Last. Fotini Tsofliou (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 10
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Objective To validate the EPIC food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) in Lebanon. Design Validation of the EPIC FFQ was done against three 24-hour recalls. Unadjusted and energy adjusted correlations, Bland Altman plots, and weighed kappa statistics were used to assess the agreement between the two methods. Setting Lebanon. Participants 119 adults (staff and students) at a Lebanese University. Results Good unadjusted and energy-adjusted correlation coefficients were found between data from the two m...
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#1James Cheshire (University of Birmingham)H-Index: 7
#2David Lissauer (University of Liverpool)H-Index: 18
Last. Vanora Hundley (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 32
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Abstract Background The use of obstetric early warning systems (OEWS) are recommended as an adjunct to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality. The aim of this review was to document the variation in OEWS trigger thresholds and the quality of information included within accompanying escalation protocols. Methods A review of OEWS charts and escalation policies across consultant-led maternity units in the UK (n = 147) was conducted. OEWS charts were analysed for variation in the values of physiolo...
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