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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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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 to incidence; (3) describe different i...

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10.3310/pgfar04090

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Publisher:
Programme Grants Appl Res
Pages:
1-180
Publication date:
2016-07-05
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EISSN:
2050-4330
ISSN:
2050-4322
URN:
uuid:30327100-257c-4123-a454-a8194abe922f
Source identifiers:
631692
Local pid:
pubs:631692

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