TITLE

WHO maternal death and near-miss classifications

AUTHOR(S)
Pattinson, Robert; Say, Lale; Souza, João Paulo; van den Broek, Nynke; Rooney, Cleone
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Oct2009, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p734
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors, members of the World Health Organization (WHO) Working Group on Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Classifications, discuss a maternal death classification system they developed. Designed to allow for reliable and consistent interpretation of maternal health across countries and regions, the authors call for its use by all countries to address complications of childbirth.
ACCESSION #
44970374

 

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