Maternal near miss and maternal deaths in Mozambique: a cross-sectional, region-wide study of 635 consecutive cases assisted in health facilities of Maputo province

@inproceedings{David2014MaternalNM,
  title={Maternal near miss and maternal deaths in Mozambique: a cross-sectional, region-wide study of 635 consecutive cases assisted in health facilities of Maputo province},
  author={Ernestina David and Fernanda Machungo and Giovanni Zanconato and Elena Cavaliere and Sidonia Fiosse and Celeste Sululu and Benvinda Chiluvane and Staffan Bergstr{\"o}m},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Life-threatening events during pregnancy are currently used as a measure to assess quality of obstetric care. The aim of this study is to assess prevalence of near miss cases and maternal deaths, to elucidate the causes and to analyze avoidable factors based upon the three-delays approach in southern Mozambique. METHODS Near miss cases comprised five categories: eclampsia, severe hemorrhage, severe sepsis, uterine rupture and severe malaria. Pregnant women surviving the event were… CONTINUE READING
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