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Nurses' knowledge and teaching of possible postpartum complications.

Suplee PD, Bingham D, Kleppel L. Nurses' Knowledge and Teaching of Possible Postpartum Complications. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2017;42(6):338-344. doi:10.1097/NMC.0000000000000371.

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August 30, 2017
Suplee PD, Bingham D, Kleppel L. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2017;42(6):338-344.

Reducing morbidity and mortality is a major safety priority in obstetric care. This survey study of nurses caring for postpartum women found that the majority of nurses in the study were not familiar with the major causes of maternal mortality and that education provided to postpartum patients was inadequate.

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Suplee PD, Bingham D, Kleppel L. Nurses' Knowledge and Teaching of Possible Postpartum Complications. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2017;42(6):338-344. doi:10.1097/NMC.0000000000000371.