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The Etiology of Obstetric Critical Illness

  • B. J. Williams
  • S. J. Brett

Abstract

With the increasing rarity of maternal death in the developed World, the use of mortality figures to assess the quality of obstetric care has become inadequate. This difficulty has been exacerbated by the disparity between the recorded causes of maternal death and of severe maternal illness, as recorded by intensive care unit (ICU) admission.

Keywords

Intensive Care Unit Admission Maternal Mortality Maternal Death Placenta Previa Obstetric Patient 
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