Caitlin Jebakumar - Corbett

Undergraduate Students
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  • Project Title:
    Problematizing Distance to Hospital & Emergency Obstetrical Services for Women Giving Birth in Ontario's Rural and Remote Communities (01/13-04/13)
  • Where are you now?:
    Caitlin completed the Graduate Certificate in Victimology at Algonquin College in 2014. She has since worked both internationally and locally with victims of crime. She was involved in the SSHRC project "Resilience and Victims of Violence: Understanding Strengths to Enhance Victim Assistance Training", whose results will be released in 2017-18. She hopes to combine her passions for victim care and health care by pursuing a degree in Nursing.
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Project Description

In this paper, I examined the 30 minute decision-to-incision policy based on a review of the grey literature in Canada. This review took two main criteria into consideration: 1) practitioners and policymakers have found that the policy and practice are incongruent with the evidence base, and 2) several recent scientific studies have suggested that the actual time between decision and incision should be either lower or higher than the 30 minute mark, depending on the urgency of the situation. This is part of a larger project that will consider the overall implications of distance to emergency obstetrical services on women and maternity caregivers via quantitative and qualitative methods.

Publications & Presentations

Women's Health Research Day, University of Ottawa, March 2013

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