A practical approach to identifying maternal deaths missed from routine hospital reports: lessons from Indonesia

@inproceedings{Qomariyah2009APA,
  title={A practical approach to identifying maternal deaths missed from routine hospital reports: lessons from Indonesia},
  author={Siti Nurul Qomariyah and Jacqueline S. Bell and Eko Setyo Pambudi and Trisari Anggondowati and Kamaluddin Latief and Endang L. Achadi and Wendy J. Graham},
  booktitle={Global health action},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Accurate estimates of the number of maternal deaths in both the community and facility are important, in order to allocate adequate resources to address such deaths. On the other hand, current studies show that routine methods of identifying maternal deaths in facilities underestimate the number by more than one-half. OBJECTIVE To assess the utility of a new approach to identifying maternal deaths in hospitals. METHOD Deaths of women of reproductive age were retrospectively… CONTINUE READING
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