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Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2015 Jun;42(2):289-98. doi: 10.1016/j.ogc.2015.01.006.

Maternal early warning systems.

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Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 622 East 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA. Electronic address: amf2104@columbia.edu.

Abstract

This article reviews evidence and recommendations for maternal early warning systems designed to reduce severe maternal morbidity and mortality. The clinical rationale for these systems is discussed as is research literature on early warning systems from other fields.

KEYWORDS:

Maternal early warning system; Maternal morbidity; Maternal mortality; Modified early obstetric warning system; Modified early warning criteria

PMID:
26002167
DOI:
10.1016/j.ogc.2015.01.006
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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