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Causes and consequences of maternal sepsis in the UK

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Background: The rate of maternal death from sepsis has increased in several European countries, most notably the UK, where sepsis is now the leading cause of direct maternal death. An increase in maternal mortality also implies an increase in the number of women with severe, life-threatening morbidity. Key information gaps in the understanding of severe maternal sepsis in the UK are: the incidence, main causative organisms, infection sources, and risk factors for severe ma...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Funding agency for:
Acosta-Nielsen, C
Grant:
RP-PG-0608-10038
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-10-17

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