A global view of severe maternal morbidity: moving beyond maternal mortality

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Geller, Stacie E.; Koch, Abigail R.; Garland, Caitlin E.; MacDonald, E. Jane; Storey, Francesca; Lawton, Beverley;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Reproductive Health,volume 15,issue Suppl 1 (issn: 1742-4755, eissn: 1742-4755)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6019990, doi: 10.1186/s12978-018-0527-2
  • Subject: RG1-991 | Review | Gynecology and obstetrics

Abstract Background Maternal mortality continues to be of great public health importance, however for each woman who dies as the direct or indirect result of pregnancy, many more women experience life-threatening complications. The global burden of severe maternal morbi... View more
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