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Beyond maternal death: improving the quality of maternal care through national studies of ‘near-miss’ maternal morbidity

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Background

Studies of maternal mortality have been shown to result in important improvements to women’s health. It is now recognised that in countries such as the UK, where maternal deaths are rare, the study of near-miss severe maternal morbidity provides additional information to aid disease prevention, treatment and service provision.

Objectives

To (1) estimate the incidence of specific near-miss morbidities; (2) assess the contribution of existing risk factors...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3310/pgfar04090

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
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Publisher:
National Institute for Health Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Programme Grants for Applied Research Journal website
Issue:
9
Host title:
Programme Grants for Applied Research
Publication date:
2016-06-01
Acceptance date:
2016-01-01
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ISSN:
2050-4322 and 2050-4330
Source identifiers:
631692
Paper number:
4
Pubs id:
pubs:631692
UUID:
uuid:16c9c54f-3554-40ad-b727-3e9f10ecd7b0
Local pid:
pubs:631692
Deposit date:
2016-12-06

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