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Risk factors for progression from severe maternal morbidity to death: a national cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: Women continue to die unnecessarily during or after pregnancy in the developed world. The aim of this analysis was to compare women with severe maternal morbidities who survived with those who died, to quantify the risk associated with identified factors to inform policy and practice to improve survival. METHODS AND FINDINGS: We conducted a national cohort analysis using data from two sources obtained between 2003 and 2009: the Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries maternal dea...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0029077

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University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Kayem, G
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS One Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
12
Pages:
Article: e29077
Publication date:
2011
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:e265608f-c45c-45b4-8f32-9165cba7e5cb
Source identifiers:
236829
Local pid:
pubs:236829

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