Near-miss maternal morbidity from severe haemorrhage

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Near-miss maternal morbidity from severe haemorrhage

Maswime TS, et al. S Afr Med J. 2017.

Abstract

BACKGROUND: A rising caesarean section rate and substandard peri-operative care are believed to be the main reasons for recent increases in maternal deaths from bleeding during and after caesarean section (BDACS) in South Africa (SA). The Donabedian model assumes that clinical outcomes are influenced by healthcare workers and the healthcare system.

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate near-miss cases from BDACS with regard to health system structure (resources and facilities) and process (patient care).

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