Maternal Mortality

Known as: mortality maternal, death maternal, Mortality, Maternal 
The death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of the end of the pregnancy, irrespective of the duration or anatomic site of the pregnancy… (More)
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Although qualitative studies have raised attention to humiliating treatment of women during labour and delivery, there are no… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Subject headings are available from WHO institutional repository Requests for permission to reproduce or translate WHO… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Family planning is one of the four pillars of the Safe Motherhood Initiative to reduce maternal death in developing… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Pronounced changes in patterns of health take place in adolescence and young adulthood, but the effects on mortality… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Maternal and child undernutrition is highly prevalent in low-income and middle-income countries, resulting in substantial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Maternal mortality, as a largely avoidable cause of death, is an important focus of international development efforts… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The rate of elective primary cesarean delivery continues to rise, owing in part to the widespread perception that the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The proportion of women who attempt vaginal delivery after prior cesarean delivery has decreased largely because of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To present estimates of maternal mortality in 188 countries, areas, and territories for 1995 using methodologies that… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Maternal mortality is an important measure of women's health and indicative of the performance of health care systems. Several… (More)
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