Analysis of Maternal Death in a Tertiary Care Hospital

Authors

  • Kaberi Guha Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, Dhaka
  • Seema Rani Dabee Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College,Dhaka
  • Tanvina Akhter Junior consultant,Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
  • Nilofar Yeasmin Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College,Dhaka
  • Jannat Ara Ferdows Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College,Dhaka
  • Nasrin Sultana Medical officer. Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital,Dhaka
  • Fatema Ashraf Professor & Head of the Department, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jssmc.v12i2.56883

Keywords:

Maternal death, Analysis

Abstract

Objectives: Maternal death was analyzed in Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College hospital to improve the quality of maternal health care.

Methods: In this cross -sectional study, each case was reviewed individually and factors responsible for maternal death were identified and noted.

Results: During the study period January 2019 to December 2019 total 16 maternal death recorded among 3410 deliveries. 68% deceased mother were less than 30 years of age. Parity shows 37.50% multipara. 75% deceased mother was delivered by caesarean section, 6% was vaginal delivery and 12.5% mother died undelivered. Regarding time interval 25% of death occurred within 24 hours of admission to hospital. The main causes of death were severe preeclampsia- eclampsia (31.25%), PPH (12.5%), septicemia (12.5%), DIC (12.5%). Some factors were identified and among them lack of proper ANC, delayed admission to hospital, delayed blood transfusion were related.

Conclusion: Substantial number of maternal death occurred at or <30 years of age. Preeclampsia-eclampsia, hemorrhage, septicemia were identified as the major cause of maternal death.

J Shaheed Suhrawardy Med Coll 2020; 12(2): 63-66

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Published

2022-01-03

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Guha, K. ., Dabee, S. R., Akhter, T. ., Yeasmin, N., Ferdows, J. A., Sultana, N. ., & Ashraf, F. . (2022). Analysis of Maternal Death in a Tertiary Care Hospital. Journal of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, 12(2), 63–66. https://doi.org/10.3329/jssmc.v12i2.56883

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