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What we can do about maternal mortality—and how to do it quickly.

Mann S, Hollier LM, McKay K, et al. What We Can Do about Maternal Mortality - And How to Do It Quickly. New Engl J Med. 2018;379(18):1689-1691. doi:10.1056/NEJMp1810649.

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November 14, 2018
Mann S, Hollier LM, McKay K, et al. New Engl J Med. 2018;379(18):1689-1691.

Maternal morbidity has received increasing attention as a patient safety issue. This commentary recommends four strategies for improving obstetrics safety: focusing on prevention of complications, using multidisciplinary huddles to enhance communication, employing simulation as a teamwork training model, and developing partnerships between hospitals to ensure the best care is available.

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Mann S, Hollier LM, McKay K, et al. What We Can Do about Maternal Mortality - And How to Do It Quickly. New Engl J Med. 2018;379(18):1689-1691. doi:10.1056/NEJMp1810649.