Obstetric Safety and Quality

  title={Obstetric Safety and Quality},
  author={Christian M. Pettker and W A Grobman},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={126 1},
Obstetric safety and quality is an emerging and important topic not only as a result of the pressures of patient and regulatory expectations, but also because of the genuine interest of caregivers to reduce harm, improve outcomes, and optimize care. Although each seeks to improve care by using scientific approaches beyond human physiology and pathophysiology, patient safety methodologies seek to avoid preventable adverse events, whereas health care quality projects aim to achieve the best… CONTINUE READING

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