Presented By: Mary D’Alton, M.D.
Review of maternal death cases revealed that many were potentially preventable and exposed an alarming pattern of delay in the diagnosis and treatment of critical illness. An effective maternal early warning system would help reduce the number of deaths and cases of severe morbidity. This presentation evaluates how maternal early warning systems facilitate the timely recognition, diagnosis and treatment in women developing a life-threatening illness. It details the essential components needed in an early warning system and reviews implementation at Columbia University Medical Center.
- Discuss the background and development of the maternal early warning criteria as defined by The National Partnership for Maternal Safety
- Review essential components of a maternal early warning system
- Awareness of the considerations for local implementation through review of the process at Columbia University Medical Center
WHO SHOULD WATCH
Your entire healthcare team will benefit from this session so please be sure to tune in.
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