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Journal Article

How communication among members of the health care team affects maternal morbidity and mortality.

Brennan RA, Keohane CA. Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN. 2016;45:878-884.

Communication failures in obstetric care can increase risk of harm for the mother and the infant. This commentary highlights how nurses can incorporate teamwork principles and structured communication to reduce risks of maternal injury.