The third delay: understanding waiting time for obstetric referrals at a large regional hospital in Ghana

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BACKGROUND Delay in receiving care significantly contributes to maternal morbidity and mortality. Much has been studied about reducing delays prior to arrival to referral facilities, but the delays incurred upon arrival to the hospital have not been described in many low- and middle-income countries. METHODS We report on the obstetric referral process at… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12884-017-1407-4

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@inproceedings{Goodman2017TheTD, title={The third delay: understanding waiting time for obstetric referrals at a large regional hospital in Ghana}, author={David M Goodman and Emmanuel K. Srofenyoh and Adeyemi J. Olufolabi and Sung Min Kim and Medge D. Owen}, booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth}, year={2017} }