The CAPS Study: incidence, management and outcomes of cardiac arrest in pregnancy in the UK: a prospective, descriptive study
OBJECTIVE: To describe the incidence, risks, management and outcomes of cardiac arrest in pregnancy in the UK population, with specific focus on the use of perimortem caesarean section (PMCS).
DESIGN: A prospective, descriptive study using the UK Obstetric Surveillance System (UKOSS).
SETTING: All UK hospitals with maternity units.
POPULATION: All women who received basic life support in pregnancy in the UK between 1 July 2011 and 30 June 2014 (n = 66).
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- © 2017 Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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- This is the author accepted manuscript following peer review version of the article. The final version is available online from Wiley at: 10.1111/1471-0528.14521
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