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Incidence and risk factors for amniotic-fluid embolism.

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OBJECTIVE: To estimate the incidence of amniotic-fluid embolism and to describe risk factors, management, and outcomes. METHODS: Through a population-based cohort study and nested case-control analysis, using the UK Obstetric Surveillance System, we identified 60 women in the United Kingdom who had an amniotic-fluid embolism between February 2005 and February 2009 and 1,227 women for the control group. We investigated the potential factors underlying amniotic-fluid embolism using an explorat...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Tuffnell, D More by this author
Brocklehurst, P More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Journal:
Obstetrics and gynecology
Volume:
115
Issue:
5
Pages:
910-917
Publication date:
2010-05-05
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EISSN:
1873-233X
ISSN:
0029-7844
URN:
uuid:9df70908-4190-4068-997d-30a86106d4bd
Source identifiers:
236780
Local pid:
pubs:236780

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