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Maternal sepsis: A Scottish population-based case-control study

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Objective To describe the risk of maternal sepsis associated with obesity and other understudied risk factors such as operative vaginal delivery. Design Population-based, case-control study. Setting North NHS region of Scotland. Population All cases of pregnant, intrapartum and postpartum women with International Classification of Disease-9 codes for sepsis or severe sepsis recorded in the Aberdeen Maternal and Neonatal Databank (AMND) from 1986 to 2009. Four controls per case selected from t...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Role:
Author
Journal:
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume:
119
Issue:
4
Pages:
474-483
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
URN:
uuid:4de8ece1-2eaf-4247-858c-85a49d9fc40e
Source identifiers:
316889
Local pid:
pubs:316889
Language:
English
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