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The Diagnosis of Ectopic Pregnancy.

Farnborough, UK:  Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch; March 2020.

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April 8, 2020

Farnborough, UK:  Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch; March 2020.

Missed or delayed diagnosis in maternal care can result in serious harm to both the mother and the child. This report analyzes a delayed diagnosis ectopic pregnancy incident and found that referral and discharge missteps contributed to the error.