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Risk factors, management, and outcomes of amniotic fluid embolism: A multicountry, population-based cohort and nested case-control study

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Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) remains one of the principal reported causes of direct maternal mortality in high-income countries. However, obtaining robust information about the condition is challenging because of its rarity and its difficulty to diagnose. This study aimed to pool data from multiple countries in order to describe risk factors, management, and outcomes of AFE and to explore the impact on the findings of considering United Kingdom, internat...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.1002962 N

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
NPEU
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
11
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Article: e1002962
Publication date:
2019-11-12
Acceptance date:
2019-10-09
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Pubs id:
pubs:1064188
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uri:e91d8270-1f02-4d95-aaa5-efa136c197ee
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uuid:e91d8270-1f02-4d95-aaa5-efa136c197ee
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pubs:1064188
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