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A view from the UK: the UK and Ireland confidential enquiry into maternal deaths and morbidity

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The UK Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths has been in operation for more than 60 years, during which time maternal mortality rates have fallen tenfold. The program includes two aspects, surveillance and confidential case review, providing different information to aid quality improvement in maternity care. The enquiry now also reviews the care of women with specific severe morbidities. Recommendations have very clearly led to improved outcomes for women, most notably shown in the very ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1097/GRF.0000000000000352

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; NPEU
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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology Journal website
Volume:
61
Issue:
2
Pages:
347-358
Publication date:
2018-01-16
Acceptance date:
2017-12-13
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EISSN:
1532-5520
ISSN:
0009-9201
Pubs id:
pubs:810828
URN:
uri:d2321a05-2a91-4016-a0ca-91a2a6f96f04
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uuid:d2321a05-2a91-4016-a0ca-91a2a6f96f04
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pubs:810828

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