Better understanding of maternal deaths—the new WHO cause classification system
Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2011
© 2011 The Authors BJOG An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology © 2011 RCOG
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Special Issue: International Reviews
Volume 118, Issue Supplement s2, pages 15–17, September 2011
How to Cite
Say, L. and Chou, D. (2011), Better understanding of maternal deaths—the new WHO cause classification system. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 118: 15–17. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2011.03105.x
- Issue online: 22 SEP 2011
- Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2011
- Accepted 21 July 2011.
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