Maternal Mortality in a Tertiary Care Hospital: A 10-year Review

@inproceedings{Murthy2013MaternalMI,
  title={Maternal Mortality in a Tertiary Care Hospital: A 10-year Review},
  author={Bhaskar K. Murthy and Mangala Bhaskar Murthy and Priya M Prabhu},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Epidemiological data pertaining to maternal mortality is valuable in each set up to design interventional programs to favourably reduce the ratio. This study was done to evaluate the maternal mortality rate in our hospital, to assess the epidemiological aspects and causes of maternal mortality, and to suggest recommendations for improvement. METHODS This was a 10 year retrospective study. Epidemiological data was collected from the hospital register and maternal mortality ratio… CONTINUE READING