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Obstetric safety and quality.

Pettker CM, Grobman WA. Obstetric Safety and Quality. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126(1):196-206. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000000918.

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August 26, 2015
Pettker CM, Grobman WA. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:196-206.

Obstetric hospital admission has substantial potential for harm should something go wrong. Summarizing the unique characteristics of obstetric care that affect quality and safety, this commentary highlights strategies to improve safety in this setting, including Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles, simulation training, and crew resource management.

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Pettker CM, Grobman WA. Obstetric Safety and Quality. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126(1):196-206. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000000918.