A broader context for maternal mortality

Stewart, Donna E.
January 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/31/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 3, p302
Academic Journal
This article focuses on maternal mortality. The rates of maternal death from infection, pre-eclampsia, cardiovascular disease, intracranial hemorrhage and embolism have dropped to low and stable rates in developed countries. According to a recent report from the Public Health Agency of Canada, the rate of maternal death for Canada was 6.1 maternal deaths for every 100,000 live births.


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