Total Perinatally Related Losses at Tygerberg Hospital–a Comparison Between 1986, 1993 and 2006 (Original Articles) (Report)

Total Perinatally Related Losses at Tygerberg Hospital--a Comparison Between 1986, 1993 and 2006 (Original Articles) (Report)

We aimed to identify the leading causes of perinatal deaths in the Tygerberg Hospital (TBH) drainage area in order to target care more effectively. The outcome of the audit was compared with two previous, similar studies, which1,2 highlighted trends over nearly 20 years regarding primary and final causes of deaths as well as perinatal mortality rates. Since the last published audit in 1993, placental histology has been included when determining the primary cause of death,2 and its effect on allocation of the primary cause of death was evaluated. Method

Total Perinatally Related Losses at Tygerberg Hospital--a Comparison Between 1986, 1993 and 2006 (Original Articles) (Report)

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