Perinatal deaths and insufficient antenatal care in Latvia

  title={Perinatal deaths and insufficient antenatal care in Latvia},
  author={M Jansone and Gunnila Lindmark and Jens Langhoff-Roos},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  volume={80 12},
OBJECTIVE A national audit on perinatal deaths was performed to assess the quality of antenatal care, and to suggest measures for improved antenatal care. MATERIAL AND METHODS Medical records of all the perinatal deaths in Latvia in the years 1995-1996 have been studied. Non-attenders and attenders of antenatal care were characterized by socio-economic and medical variables: maternal age, parity, history of perinatal outcome, health status and behavioral hazards during the index pregnancy… CONTINUE READING