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Support for mothers and their families after life-threatening illness in pregnancy and childbirth: a qualitative study in primary care.

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BACKGROUND: One in 100 women who give birth in the UK develop life-threatening illnesses during childbirth. Without urgent medical attention these illnesses could lead to the mother's death. Little is known about how the experience of severe illness in childbirth affects the mother, baby, and family. AIM: As part of the UK National Maternal Near-miss Surveillance Programme, this study explored the experiences of women and their partners of life-threatening illnesses in childbirth, to identify...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp15x686461

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners Journal website
Volume:
65
Issue:
638
Pages:
e563-e569
Publication date:
2015-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Source identifiers:
541857
Language:
English
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pubs:541857
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uuid:622dec11-b528-4816-8405-5615765a970d
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pubs:541857
Deposit date:
2015-10-15

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