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Reducing Maternal Mortality From Preeclampsia and Eclampsia in Low-Resource Countries: What Should Work?

Goldenberg, R.L.; Jones, B.; Griffin, J.B.; Rouse, D.J.; Kamath-Rayne, B.D.; Trivedi, N.; Mcclure, E.M.

Obstetric Anesthesia Digest: March 2016 - Volume 36 - Issue 1 - p 44
doi: 10.1097/01.aoa.0000479523.19157.28
Mother, Fetus, Neonate
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(Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2015;94:148–155)

Preeclampsia/eclampsia may account for 15% of maternal mortality, as well as roughly 25% of fetal mortality. The risk of eclampsia was greatly reduced in wealthier countries during the 20th century.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, NY

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