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dc.contributor.authorTayler-Smith, K
dc.contributor.authorZachariah, R
dc.contributor.authorManzi, M
dc.contributor.authorVan den Boogaard, W
dc.contributor.authorNyandwi, G
dc.contributor.authorReid, T
dc.contributor.authorDe Plecker, E
dc.contributor.authorLambert, V
dc.contributor.authorNicolai, M
dc.contributor.authorGoetghebuer, S
dc.contributor.authorChristiaens, B
dc.contributor.authorNdelema, B
dc.contributor.authorKabangu, A
dc.contributor.authorManirampa, J
dc.contributor.authorHarries, A D
dc.date.accessioned2013-11-26T15:36:01Z
dc.date.available2013-11-26T15:36:01Z
dc.date.issued2013-08
dc.identifier.citationAn ambulance referral network improves access to emergency obstetric and neonatal care in a district of rural Burundi with high maternal mortality. 2013, 18 (8):993-1001 Trop. Med. Int. Healthen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1365-3156
dc.identifier.pmid23682859
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/tmi.12121
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/305800
dc.description.abstractIn 2006, Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) established an emergency obstetric and neonatal care (EmONC) referral facility linked to an ambulance referral system for the transfer of women with obstetric complications from peripheral maternity units in Kabezi district, rural Burundi. This study aimed to (i) describe the communication and ambulance service together with the cost; (ii) examine the association between referral times and maternal and early neonatal deaths; and (iii) assess the impact of the referral service on coverage of complicated obstetric cases and caesarean sections.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived on this site with the kind permission of Wiley-Blackwell, [url]http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/tmi[/url]en_GB
dc.subjectMaternal Care/Women's Healthen_GB
dc.subject.meshAdulten_GB
dc.subject.meshAmbulancesen_GB
dc.subject.meshBurundien_GB
dc.subject.meshCross-Sectional Studiesen_GB
dc.subject.meshEmergency Medical Service Communication Systemsen_GB
dc.subject.meshEmergency Medical Servicesen_GB
dc.subject.meshFemaleen_GB
dc.subject.meshHealth Care Costsen_GB
dc.subject.meshHealth Services Accessibilityen_GB
dc.subject.meshHumansen_GB
dc.subject.meshInfant, Newbornen_GB
dc.subject.meshInternational Agenciesen_GB
dc.subject.meshMaternal Deathen_GB
dc.subject.meshMaternal Health Servicesen_GB
dc.subject.meshMaternal Mortalityen_GB
dc.subject.meshObstetric Labor Complicationsen_GB
dc.subject.meshObstetric Surgical Proceduresen_GB
dc.subject.meshPatient Transferen_GB
dc.subject.meshPerinatal Mortalityen_GB
dc.subject.meshPregnancyen_GB
dc.subject.meshProgram Evaluationen_GB
dc.subject.meshReferral and Consultationen_GB
dc.subject.meshRetrospective Studiesen_GB
dc.subject.meshRural Populationen_GB
dc.subject.meshTime Factorsen_GB
dc.subject.meshYoung Adulten_GB
dc.titleAn ambulance referral network improves access to emergency obstetric and neonatal care in a district of rural Burundi with high maternal mortalityen
dc.contributor.departmentMedical department Operational Research, Medecins sans Frontieres, Luxembourg. katie_harries@yahoo.co.uken_GB
dc.identifier.journalTropical Medicine & International Healthen_GB
refterms.dateFOA2019-03-04T10:54:55Z
html.description.abstractIn 2006, Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) established an emergency obstetric and neonatal care (EmONC) referral facility linked to an ambulance referral system for the transfer of women with obstetric complications from peripheral maternity units in Kabezi district, rural Burundi. This study aimed to (i) describe the communication and ambulance service together with the cost; (ii) examine the association between referral times and maternal and early neonatal deaths; and (iii) assess the impact of the referral service on coverage of complicated obstetric cases and caesarean sections.


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