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The impact of a modified World Health Organization surgical safety checklist on maternal outcomes in a South African setting: A stratified cluster-randomised controlled trial

Abstract:

Background. In South Africa (SA), the Saving Mothers Reports have shown an alarming increase in deaths during or after caesarean delivery.
Objective. To improve maternal surgical safety in KwaZulu-Natal Province, SA, by implementing the modified World Health Organization surgical safety checklist for maternity care (MSSCL) in maternity operating theatres.
Methods. The study was a stratified cluster-randomised controlled trial co... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7196/samj.2017.v107i3.11320

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0000-0002-4287-1168
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6761-2325
Publisher:
Health and Medical Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
South African Medical Journal Journal website
Volume:
107
Issue:
3
Pages:
248-257
Publication date:
2017-02-27
Acceptance date:
2017-02-27
DOI:
EISSN:
2078-5135
ISSN:
0256-9574
Pmid:
28281432
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1160800
Local pid:
pubs:1160800
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2021-03-05

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