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Partner experiences of "near-miss" events in pregnancy and childbirth in the UK: a qualitative study

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OBJECTIVE: Severe life-threatening complications in pregnancy that require urgent medical intervention are commonly known as "near-miss" events. Although these complications are rare (1 in 100 births), there are potentially 8,000 women and their families in the UK each year who live through a life-threatening emergency and its aftermath. Near-miss obstetric emergencies can be traumatic and frightening for women, and their impact can last for years. There is little research that has explored h...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0091735

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Herg
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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“Beyond maternal death: Improving the quality of maternity care through national studies of ‘near-miss’ maternal morbidity” programme (Programme Grant RP-PG-0608-10038)
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
4
Pages:
e91735
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:17f22166-7353-4982-b672-25a7a1a45071
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462289
Local pid:
pubs:462289
Paper number:
4

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