Using data from the Confidential Enquiry, 383 maternal deaths that occurred between 2009 and 2013 were identified. 3 In order to perform a case-control study to define risk factors for maternal death, these were matched to 1516 women who did not have any life-threatening complications during pregnancy, obtained from the UK Obstetric Surveillance System.
Maternal psychological stress, prenatal medical illnesses and obstetric complications. Maternal psychological stress: The Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS) (Holmes and Rahe, 1967) is a 53-item stimulus-event measure of environmental stress, experienced by an individual within 12-month; a total score of 300 or more suggests a high level of.
Objective To describe on a national basis ethnic differences in severe maternal morbidity in the United Kingdom. Design National cohort study using the UK Obstetric Surveillance System (UKOSS). Setting All hospitals with consultant led maternity units in the UK. Participants 686 women with severe maternal morbidity between February 2005 and February 2006.
Few empirical studies of research utilisation have been conducted in low and middle income countries. This paper explores how research information, in particular findings from randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews, informed policy making and clinical guideline development for the use of magnesium sulphate in the treatment of eclampsia and pre-eclampsia in South Africa. A.
Purpose. Stillbirth is one of the most common adverse pregnancy outcomes, occurring in 1 in 160 deliveries in the United States. Approximately 23,600 stillbirths at 20 weeks or greater of gestation are reported annually 1.The purpose of this document is to review the current information on stillbirth, including definitions and management, the evaluation of a stillbirth, and strategies for.
The primary aim of this study was to assess incidence, case fatality rate and possible risk factors of obstetric ICU admission on a population-based national level. As ethnicity appeared to be a significant risk factor for severe maternal morbidity and maternal death, we were especially interested in the association of ethnicity with obstetric ICU admission ( 1, 2, 3 ).
A case study of maternal deaths in Lundazi district in Eastern province, Zambia found that delays in access to care were the primary factors associated with maternal deaths and complications (12). The 2015-2016 Zambia Sample Vital Registration with Verbal Autopsy Report (SAVVY) examined which delays involving access to care were associated with the greatest risk of maternal mortality.