TITLE

Human immunodeficiency virus and AIDS and other important predictors of maternal mortality in Mulago Hospital Complex Kampala Uganda

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p565
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study identifying the direct and indirect causes of severe maternal morbidity, predictors of progression from severe maternal morbidity to maternal mortality in Mulago hospital, Kampala, Uganda. The study found that the predictors of progression from severe maternal morbidity to mortality include residing far from hospital and HIV/AIDS. The study emphasized the need to improve on the referral system.
ACCESSION #
65249768

 

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