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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.

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

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Peer reviewed
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10.3310/pgfar04090

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Volume:
4
Issue:
9
Publication date:
2016-06-05
Acceptance date:
2016-01-05
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2050-4322 and 2050-4330
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pubs:631692
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uri:16c9c54f-3554-40ad-b727-3e9f10ecd7b0
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uuid:16c9c54f-3554-40ad-b727-3e9f10ecd7b0
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