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OBJECTIVE To investigate the burden and causes of life-threatening maternal complications and the quality of emergency obstetric care in Nigerian public tertiary hospitals. DESIGN Nationwide cross-sectional study. SETTING Forty-two tertiary hospitals. POPULATION Women admitted for pregnancy, childbirth and puerperal complications. METHODS All cases(More)
BACKGROUND Limited knowledge and practice of contraception is a global public health problem. Unintended pregnancies are the primary cause of induced abortion. When safe abortions are not available, as in Nigeria with restricted abortion laws, abortion can contribute significantly to maternal mortality and morbidity. Adequate information on the awareness(More)
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