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Fässler, M. Maternal mortality in Switzerland 1995-2004. 2010, University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine.
Compared to the prior 10-year-period, the maternal mortality ratio decreased from 5.54 to 4.15. The mortality associated with caesarean section decreased 4.5 times. Women at risk are older mothers and those with a non-Swiss nationality, specifically non-Western nationalities. The most common cause of death in this period was haemorrhage, whereas in the previous period most women died of thromboembolism.
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|Referees:||Zimmermann R, QuackLötscher K C|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Obstetrics|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||03 Feb 2011 13:01|
|Last Modified:||23 Oct 2012 21:53|
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