Anesthesia‐related Deaths during Obstetric Delivery in the United States, 1979–1990

@article{Hawkins1997AnesthesiarelatedDD,
  title={Anesthesia‐related Deaths during Obstetric Delivery in the United States, 1979–1990},
  author={J. Hawkins and L. Koonin and S. Palmer and C. Gibbs},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={86},
  pages={277–284}
}
Background Anesthesia‐related complications are the sixth leading cause of pregnancy‐related death in the United States. This study reports characteristics of anesthesia‐related deaths during obstetric delivery in the United States from 1979–1990. Methods Each state reports deaths that occur within 1 yr of delivery to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as part of the ongoing Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance. Maternal death certificates (with identifiers removed) matched with live… Expand

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