Severe acute maternal morbidity: use of the Brazilian Hospital Information System.

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OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of severe acute maternal morbitidy and identify its associated hospital procedures. METHODS Data from the Hospital Information System, obtained from the Municipal Secretariat of Health of the city of Juiz de Fora, Southeastern Brazil, for the years 2006 and 2007, were used. The studied women included those admitted to… (More)

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