Journal Article

Obstetric Care Consensus No. 5: Severe Maternal Morbidity: Screening and Review.

Obstetrics and gynecology. 2016;128:e54-60.

Incidents involving maternal harm require analysis to provide learning and assist design of prevention strategies. This consensus document outlines an organizational process to determine cases for review and provides a set of diagnostic and complication screening criteria to assess severe maternal morbidity incidents for quality review. The document supersedes the Sentinel Event Alert on maternal harm.