Determinants of maternal near miss among women in public hospital maternity wards in Northern Ethiopia: A facility based case-control study.

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Dejene Ermias Mekango; Mussie Alemayehu; Gebremedhin Berhe Gebregergs; Araya Abrha Medhanyie; Gelila Goba;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5590854, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183886
  • Subject: Vascular Medicine | Research Article | Diagnostic Medicine | Signs and Symptoms | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Geographical Locations | Termination of Pregnancy | People and Places | Blood Pressure | Africa | Labor and Delivery | Surgical and Invasive Medical Procedures | Pregnancy | Birth | Maternal Health | Medicine | Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy | Q | Cesarean Section | R | Ethiopia | Obstetric Procedures | Women's Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Hypertension | Hemorrhage

Background In Ethiopia, 20,000 women die each year from complications related to pregnancy, childbirth and post-partum. For every woman that dies, 20 more experience injury, infection, disease, or disability. “Maternal near miss” (MNM), defined by the World Health Organ... View more
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