Eclampsia in Scandinavia: incidence, substandard care, and potentially preventable cases.

@article{Andersgaard2006EclampsiaIS,
  title={Eclampsia in Scandinavia: incidence, substandard care, and potentially preventable cases.},
  author={Alice Beathe Andersgaard and Andreas Herbst and Marianne Johansen and Anna Ivarsson and Ingemar Ingemarsson and Jens Langhoff-Roos and Tore Henriksen and Bj\orn Straume and P{\aa}l Oian},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2006},
  volume={85 8},
  pages={929-36}
}
BACKGROUND Description of incidence, clinical signs, symptoms, and consequences of eclampsia in Scandinavia, and assessment of substandard care and potential preventability. METHODS A descriptive cohort study including all women giving birth in a 2-year period (mid-1998-mid-2000) in Scandinavia. Notifications of eclampsia cases were obtained from all obstetric units at 3-monthly intervals. All patient files were reviewed, and systematic audit was performed to identify potentially preventable… CONTINUE READING

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