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Volume 7, Issue 3 (May - June 2022)                   J Obstet Gynecol Cancer Res 2022, 7(3): 254-255 | Back to browse issues page

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Ahmadi M, Ayyoubzadeh S M, Abbasi S. Digital Health Tools for Prenatal Care in COVID-19 Pandemic. J Obstet Gynecol Cancer Res 2022; 7 (3) :254-255
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1- Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perinatology Unit, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Health Information Management, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Department of Laboratory Science, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , sakineh4612004@yahoo.com
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Pregnant women are at higher risk of severe COVID-19 than the general population. Furthermore, COVID-19 increases the preterm and cesarean rates due to maternal and fetal complications. Owing to the adverse effects of the COVID-19 on pregnant women, in-person prenatal visits face challenges. Thus, alternative solutions that reduce the number of visits while preserving maternal and fetal care quality should be considered. Digital health is one of the potential solutions. Obstetricians and gynecologists, and other clinical experts should cooperate to define digital tools’ requirements and standards for prenatal care. Moreover, governments and healthcare insurances should facilitate the coverage of provided services’ costs by digital health tools, especially in developing countries.

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Systematic Review: Letter to the Editor | Subject: Maternal Fetal Medicine
Received: 2021/09/1 | Accepted: 2021/10/17 | Published: 2022/01/12

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