Obstetrics at High Risk

  • R. Alexander
  • A. Paratore
  • F. Paruk


The Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health 2003–2005 is the 7th triennial report into maternal deaths in the UK. The anesthesia chapter from Saving Mothers’ Lives, concerning maternal mortality due to anesthesia, is the 18th in a series of reports within the Confidential Enquires into Maternal and Child Health and reviews the causes of maternal deaths in the UK making recommendations for improvements in care [1].


Maternal Death Activate Partial Thromboplastin Time Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome HELLP Syndrome Pulmonary Artery Occlusion Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Alexander
    • 1
  • A. Paratore
    • 2
  • F. Paruk
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of AnestheticsWorcestershire Royal HospitalWorcesterUK
  2. 2.Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care“Policlinico” University HospitalCataniaItaly
  3. 3.Department of AnesthesiaUniversity of WitwatersrandJohannesburgSouth Africa

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