Maternal Deaths From Suicide and Overdose in Colorado, 2004–2012

@article{Metz2016MaternalDF,
  title={Maternal Deaths From Suicide and Overdose in Colorado, 2004–2012},
  author={T. Metz and Polina Rovner and M. C. Hoffman and A. Allshouse and Krista M. Beckwith and I. Binswanger},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={128},
  pages={1233–1240}
}
OBJECTIVE: To ascertain demographic and clinical characteristics of maternal deaths from self-harm (accidental overdose or suicide) to identify opportunities for prevention. METHODS: We report a case series of pregnancy-associated deaths resulting from self-harm in the state of Colorado between 2004 and 2012. Self-harm deaths were identified from several sources, including death certificates. Birth and death certificates along with coroner, prenatal care, and delivery hospitalization records… Expand

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