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Incident reviews in UK maternity units: a systematic appraisal of the quality of local guidelines.

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Background

Maternity care is recognised as a particularly high-risk speciality that is subject to investigation and inquiry, and improvements in risk management have been recommended. However, the quality of guidelines for local reviews of maternity incidents is unknown. The aim of the study is to appraise the quality of local guidance on conducting reviews of severe maternity incidents in the National Health Service.

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Guidelines for incident reviews were r...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12884-015-0483-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
483
Publication date:
2015-03-05
Acceptance date:
2015-02-20
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EISSN:
1471-2393
ISSN:
1471-2393
URN:
uuid:30ed47af-8b93-4d43-bea3-2377db554994
Source identifiers:
514395
Local pid:
pubs:514395
Language:
English
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