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Amniotic fluid embolism in an Australian population-based cohort.

Abstract:

We utilised linked birth, hospital and death data for the entire population to determine the incidence of amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) and its mortality and morbidity. AFE diagnoses were identified from International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD10)-coded hospital and/or death records with additional case definition criteria imposed. The AFE incidence was 3.3 per 100,000 (95% CI, 1.9-4.7), maternal fatality rate 35% (95% CI, 15-59) and perinatal mortality rate 32% (95% CI, 1...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Role:
Author
Journal:
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
Volume:
117
Issue:
11
Pages:
1417-1421
Publication date:
2010-10-05
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EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
URN:
uuid:e2e99488-cb77-447d-953f-616d3f6ba968
Source identifiers:
236910
Local pid:
pubs:236910

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