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An approach to hypertensive disorders in pregnancy for the primary care physician.

S Afr Fam Pract (2004) 2020 Feb 17;62(1):e1-e6. Epub 2020 Feb 17.

Department of Family Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/safp.v62i1.5095DOI Listing
February 2020

A before and after study of the impact on obstetric and perinatal outcomes following the introduction of an educational package of fetal heart rate monitoring education coupled with umbilical artery lactate sampling in a low resource setting labor ward in South Africa.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2019 Nov 6;19(1):405. Epub 2019 Nov 6.

Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences M550, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2552-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6836471PMC
November 2019

Effects of emergency obstetric care training on maternal and perinatal outcomes: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial in South Africa.

BMJ Glob Health 2019 10;4(6):e001670. Epub 2019 Nov 10.

MRC Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Unit, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001670DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6861119PMC
November 2019

Applying the international classification of diseases to perinatal mortality data, South Africa.

Bull World Health Organ 2018 Dec 17;96(12):806-816. Epub 2018 Oct 17.

Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Unit, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.17.206631DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6249699PMC
December 2018

'I thought they were going to handle me like a queen but they didn't': A qualitative study exploring the quality of care provided to women at the time of birth.

Midwifery 2018 Jul 22;62:256-263. Epub 2018 Apr 22.

Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.04.007DOI Listing
July 2018

Impact of maternal HIV on umbilical cord lactate measurement at delivery in a South African labor ward.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2018 Jun 23;141(3):366-370. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

School of Women's and Infants' Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.12477DOI Listing
June 2018

Quality of life 1 year after a maternal near-miss event.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2018 Apr 31;141(1):133-138. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

South African Medical Research Council Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.12432DOI Listing
April 2018

Odon device for instrumental vaginal deliveries: results of a medical device pilot clinical study.

Reprod Health 2018 Mar 12;15(1):45. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, CH-1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12978-018-0485-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5846255PMC
March 2018

It does matter where you come from: mothers' experiences of childbirth in midwife obstetric units, Tshwane, South Africa.

Reprod Health 2017 Nov 16;14(1):151. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

South African Medical Research Council Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12978-017-0411-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5689145PMC
November 2017

Pelvimetry for fetal cephalic presentations at or near term for deciding on mode of delivery.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 03 30;3:CD000161. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

Kalafong Hospital/University of Pretoria, Klipspringer Street, Atteridgeville, South Africa, 0008.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD000161.pub2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6464150PMC
March 2017

Timing and cause of perinatal mortality for small-for-gestational-age babies in South Africa: critical periods and challenges with detection.

Matern Health Neonatol Perinatol 2016 21;2:11. Epub 2016 Oct 21.

SAMRC Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40748-016-0039-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5075175PMC
October 2016

Attitudes towards the implementation of universal umbilical artery lactate analysis in a South African district hospital.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2016 07 18;16(1):166. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

School of Women's and Infants' Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-016-0968-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4950755PMC
July 2016

A randomised controlled trial comparing oxytocin and oxytocin + ergometrine for prevention of postpartum haemorrhage at caesarean section.

S Afr Med J 2016 Mar 7;106(4):55-6. Epub 2016 Mar 7.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10133DOI Listing
March 2016

Stillbirths: progress and unfinished business.

Lancet 2016 Feb 19;387(10018):574-586. Epub 2016 Jan 19.

Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00818-1DOI Listing
February 2016

Classifying the causes of perinatal death.

Bull World Health Organ 2016 Feb;94(2):79-79A

Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, avenue Appia 20, Geneva 27, Switzerland .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.168047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4750440PMC
February 2016

Barriers to early prenatal care in South Africa.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2016 Jan 21;132(1):64-7. Epub 2015 Sep 21.

University of Pretoria MRC Maternal and Infant Healthcare Strategies, Pretoria, South Africa; Yale University Department of Pediatrics, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2015.06.041DOI Listing
January 2016

What is needed for taking emergency obstetric and neonatal programmes to scale?

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2015 Nov 1;29(8):1017-27. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa and Clinical Head, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, Kalafong Hospital, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2015.03.015DOI Listing
November 2015

What is the impact of multi-professional emergency obstetric and neonatal care training?

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2015 Nov 8;29(8):1028-43. Epub 2015 Apr 8.

MRC Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Unit, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2015.03.017DOI Listing
November 2015

Maternal near miss and maternal death in the Pretoria Academic Complex, South Africa: A population-based study.

S Afr Med J 2015 Sep 21;105(7):578-63. Epub 2015 Sep 21.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa, and Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Pretoria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJnew.8038DOI Listing
September 2015

Quality-of-care audits and perinatal mortality in South Africa.

Bull World Health Organ 2015 Jun 31;93(6):424-8. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

South African Medical Research Council, Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Unit, Cape Town, South Africa .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.14.144683DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4450707PMC
June 2015

P37. Non-invasive haemodynamic monitoring using transthoracic echocardiography in pregnancy: Validation against cardiac catheterisation.

Pregnancy Hypertens 2011 Jul-Oct;1(3-4):289-90. Epub 2011 Sep 29.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kalafong Hospital, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2011.08.098DOI Listing
May 2015

Triple return on investment: the cost and impact of 13 interventions that could prevent stillbirths and save the lives of mothers and babies in South Africa.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2015 Feb 18;15:39. Epub 2015 Feb 18.

Priority Cost-Effective Lessons for Systems Strengthening-South Africa (PRICELESS SA), Medical Research Council/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transition Research Unit (Agincourt), Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0456-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4337184PMC
February 2015

Causes of perinatal mortality and associated maternal complications in a South African province: challenges in predicting poor outcomes.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2015 Feb 15;15:37. Epub 2015 Feb 15.

South African Medical Research Council, Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Unit, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0472-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4339432PMC
February 2015

Measurement of perceptions of educational environment in evidence-based medicine.

Evid Based Med 2014 Aug 31;19(4):123-31. Epub 2014 Mar 31.

Medical Research Council Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/eb-2014-101726DOI Listing
August 2014

Delays in receiving obstetric care and poor maternal outcomes: results from a national multicentre cross-sectional study.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2014 May 5;14:159. Epub 2014 May 5.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-14-159DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4016777PMC
May 2014

Moving beyond essential interventions for reduction of maternal mortality (the WHO Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health): a cross-sectional study.

Lancet 2013 May;381(9879):1747-55

UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/Word Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60686-8DOI Listing
May 2013

Stages of change: A qualitative study on the implementation of a perinatal audit programme in South Africa.

BMC Health Serv Res 2011 Sep 30;11:243. Epub 2011 Sep 30.

MRC Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies, University of Pretoria, Arcadia, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-11-243DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3195711PMC
September 2011

Pre-validation of the WHO organ dysfunction based criteria for identification of maternal near miss.

Reprod Health 2011 Aug 2;8:22. Epub 2011 Aug 2.

Obstetric Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas,São Paulo, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1742-4755-8-22DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3162482PMC
August 2011

Stillbirths: how can health systems deliver for mothers and babies?

Lancet 2011 May 13;377(9777):1610-23. Epub 2011 Apr 13.

Medical Research Council Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(10)62306-9DOI Listing
May 2011

Improving emergency obstetric care.

Authors:
Robert Pattinson

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2010 Aug 23;110(2):87-8. Epub 2010 May 23.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2010.04.014DOI Listing
August 2010

A paradoxical reduction in upper genital tract infection despite the massive HIV epidemic.

S Afr Med J 2010 Jul 26;100(8):508-9. Epub 2010 Jul 26.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.4009DOI Listing
July 2010

Making stillbirths count, making numbers talk - issues in data collection for stillbirths.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2009 Dec 17;9:58. Epub 2009 Dec 17.

Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P.O. Box 4404 Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-9-58DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2805601PMC
December 2009

Two million intrapartum-related stillbirths and neonatal deaths: where, why, and what can be done?

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2009 Oct;107 Suppl 1:S5-18, S19

Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children-USA, Cape Town 7405, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2009.07.016DOI Listing
October 2009

Perinatal mortality audit: counting, accountability, and overcoming challenges in scaling up in low- and middle-income countries.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2009 Oct;107 Suppl 1:S113-21, S121-2

MRC Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Research Unit, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2009.07.011DOI Listing
October 2009

Saving the lives of South Africa's mothers, babies, and children: can the health system deliver?

Lancet 2009 Sep 24;374(9692):835-46. Epub 2009 Aug 24.

Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(09)61123-5DOI Listing
September 2009

Near miss audit in obstetrics.

Authors:
Robert Pattinson

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2009 Jun 20;23(3):285-6. Epub 2009 Feb 20.

MRC Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Research Unit, University of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2009.01.013DOI Listing
June 2009

Common errors and remedies in managing postpartum haemorrhage.

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2009 Jun 20;23(3):317-26. Epub 2009 Feb 20.

Maternal and Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2009.01.006DOI Listing
June 2009

Maternal near miss--towards a standard tool for monitoring quality of maternal health care.

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2009 Jun 19;23(3):287-96. Epub 2009 Mar 19.

Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2009.01.007DOI Listing
June 2009

Underlying medical conditions.

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2008 Oct 3;22(5):847-64. Epub 2008 Aug 3.

Maternal and Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pretoria Academic Complex, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2008.06.004DOI Listing
October 2008

Scaling up kangaroo mother care in South Africa: 'on-site' versus 'off-site' educational facilitation.

Hum Resour Health 2008 Jul 23;6:13. Epub 2008 Jul 23.

MRC Research Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1478-4491-6-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2504003PMC
July 2008

Implementing recommendations arising from confidential enquiries into maternal deaths.

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2008 Jun 26;22(3):477-87. Epub 2007 Dec 26.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2007.10.003DOI Listing
June 2008

Legalized pregnancy termination and septic abortion mortality in South Africa.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2008 May 21;101(2):191-2. Epub 2008 Feb 21.

National Committee on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in South Africa, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.10.017DOI Listing
May 2008

Decline in the prevalence of neural tube defects following folic acid fortification and its cost-benefit in South Africa.

Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2008 Apr;82(4):211-6

School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20442DOI Listing
April 2008

Childhood death auditing to improve paediatric care.

Acta Paediatr 2006 Nov;95(11):1467-73

North-West Province Department of Health, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08035250600746302DOI Listing
November 2006

Evaluation of a strict protocol approach in managing women with severe disease due to hypertension in pregnancy: a before and after study.

Reprod Health 2005 Sep 30;2. Epub 2005 Sep 30.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kalafong Hospital, Private Bag X396, Pretoria 0001, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1742-4755-2-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1262774PMC
September 2005

Improving survival rates of newborn infants in South Africa.

Reprod Health 2005 Aug 11;2. Epub 2005 Aug 11.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1742-4755-2-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1198255PMC
August 2005

Measuring implementation progress in kangaroo mother care.

Acta Paediatr 2005 Aug;94(8):1102-8

MRC Research Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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August 2005

Implementation of kangaroo mother care: a randomized trial of two outreach strategies.

Acta Paediatr 2005 Jul;94(7):924-7

MRC Research Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa.

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July 2005

WHO systematic review of maternal morbidity and mortality: the prevalence of severe acute maternal morbidity (near miss).

Reprod Health 2004 Aug 17;1(1). Epub 2004 Aug 17.

UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1742-4755-1-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC516581PMC
August 2004

Severe acute maternal morbidity and mortality in the Pretoria Academic Complex: changing patterns over 4 years.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2002 Apr;102(1):6-10

MRC Research Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kalafong Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0301-2115(01)00558-9DOI Listing
April 2002