Obstetric near-miss and maternal mortality in maternity university hospital, Damascus, Syria: a retrospective study

@inproceedings{Almerie2010ObstetricNA,
  title={Obstetric near-miss and maternal mortality in maternity university hospital, Damascus, Syria: a retrospective study},
  author={Yara Almerie and Muhammad Qutayba Almerie and Hosam El-Din Matar and Yasser Shahrour and Ahmad Abo Al Chamat and Asmaa A Abdulsalam},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Investigating severe maternal morbidity (near-miss) is a newly recognised tool that identifies women at highest risk of maternal death and helps allocate resources especially in low income countries. This study aims to i. document the frequency and nature of maternal near-miss at hospital level in Damascus, Capital of Syria, ii. evaluate the level of care at maternal life-saving emergency services by comparatively analysing near-misses and maternal mortalities. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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