Maternal mortality statistics and risk factors at a tertiary hospital in Makurdi, Nigeria

@article{HemabhHilekaan2019MaternalMS,
  title={Maternal mortality statistics and risk factors at a tertiary hospital in Makurdi, Nigeria},
  author={Samuel K. Hemabh-Hilekaan and P. Eka and M. Maanongun and U. E. Unazi},
  journal={International journal of reproduction, contraception, obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2019},
  volume={8},
  pages={3140}
}
Maternal mortality also known as maternal death is said to be the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of the termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental cause. It has been the major cause of death among women of reproductive age in many countries and a serious public health challenge especially in developing world. Maternal… Expand
Maternal mortality statistics and risk factors at a tertiary hospital in Makurdi, Nigeria
TLDR
Maternal mortality has been the major cause of death among women of reproductive age in many countries and a serious public health challenge especially in developing world. Expand

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