Applying the new concept of maternal near-miss in an intensive care unit

  title={Applying the new concept of maternal near-miss in an intensive care unit},
  author={F{\'a}tima Aparecida Lotufo and Mary Angela Parpinelli and Samira El Maerrawi T Haddad and Fernanda Garanhani Surita and Jos{\'e} Guilherme Cecatti},
OBJECTIVES The World Health Organization has recommended investigating near-misses as a benchmark practice for monitoring maternal healthcare and has standardized the criteria for diagnosis. We aimed to study maternal morbidity and mortality among women admitted to a general intensive care unit during pregnancy or in the postpartum period, using the new World Health Organization criteria. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, 158 cases of severe maternal morbidity were classified according to… CONTINUE READING
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