The prevention of maternal death: A continuing challenge
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Pueiperal sepsis, haemorrhage, post abortal sepsis and hypertensive disease remain the main causes of maternal mortality at Harare Maternity Hospital. Lack of antenatal care was a factor in the majority of deaths. Preventative factors for the principal causes of death are discussed. The value of post mortem examination in cases of maternal deaths is stressed.
Full Text LinksCrowther, C. (1986). The Prevention of Maternal Deaths: A Continuing Challenge. Central African Journal of Medicine, 32 (1), 11-14.
University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences