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Obstetric Emergency Drills Trainer’s Manual: Improve the quality of care for women having obstetric emergencies

Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Maternal Health Task Force, 2016

The objective of this manual is to describe the procedures and to provide the necessary tools to conduct obstetric emergency drills followed by debriefing sessions to improve facility quality and emergency preparedness. This manual is not meant to provide clinical guidelines. Content of drill scenarios should be corroborated with evidence-based guidelines and facility protocols. The manual should be used as a training tool and a reference during implementation of obstetric emergency drills.

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