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Resource Type: Journal Article Nigeria

Maternal and fetal outcomes of emergency obstetric referrals to a Nigerian teaching hospital

Tropical Doctor, 2017 

Findings were that the majority of women presented at health centers late. Severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia were the most common indications for referral, accounting for 33 percent of all referrals. Perinatal and maternal fatality rates were 16 percent and 9 percent, respectively.

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