Local Capacity for Emergency Births in Rural Hospitals without Obstetrics Services

Publication Date: November 19th, 2020
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
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Author(s): Kozhimannil KB, Interrante JD, Tuttle MS, Gilbertson M, DeArruda Wharton K

As increasing numbers of rural hospitals stop offering maternity care, limited information is available about local preparedness to address obstetric emergencies. This paper explores the capacity to treat obstetric emergencies encountered among rural hospitals without obstetric units.

Published in: Journal of Rural Health

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