Severe Maternal Morbidity Among Delivery and Postpartum Hospitalizations in the United States

@article{Callaghan2012SevereMM,
  title={Severe Maternal Morbidity Among Delivery and Postpartum Hospitalizations in the United States},
  author={W. Callaghan and A. Creanga and E. Kuklina},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={120},
  pages={1029–1036}
}
  • W. Callaghan, A. Creanga, E. Kuklina
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • OBJECTIVES: To propose a new standard for monitoring severe maternal morbidity, update previous estimates of severe maternal morbidity during both delivery and postpartum hospitalizations, and estimate trends in these events in the United States between 1998 and 2009. METHODS: Delivery and postpartum hospitalizations were identified in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample for the period 1998–2009. International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision codes indicating severe complications were used… CONTINUE READING

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