Towards a consensus definition of maternal sepsis: results of a systematic review and expert consultation

@inproceedings{Bonet2017TowardsAC,
  title={Towards a consensus definition of maternal sepsis: results of a systematic review and expert consultation},
  author={Mercedes Bonet and Vicky Nogueira Pileggi and Marcus J Rijken and Aravinthan Coomarasamy and David Lissauer and Joao Paulo Souza and Ahmet Metin G{\"u}lmezoglu},
  booktitle={Reproductive health},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND There is a need for a clear and actionable definition of maternal sepsis, in order to better assess the burden of this condition, trigger timely and effective treatment and allow comparisons across facilities and countries. The objective of this study was to review maternal sepsis definitions and identification criteria and to report on the results of an expert consultation to develop a new international definition of maternal sepsis. METHODS All original and review articles and… CONTINUE READING

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