Timeliness of care for eclampsia and pre-eclampsia in Benin, Ecuador, and Jamaica.

OBJECTIVE Cases meeting diagnostic criteria for severe pre-eclampsia or eclampsia were reviewed in three countries to determine timeliness and effectiveness of care. METHOD Cases were retrospectively selected from 11 emergency obstetric care facilities and medical records reviewed by trained obstetricians. RESULT Of 91 cases (Benin, 28; Ecuador, 25… CONTINUE READING