Clinical course and risk factors for mortality of adult inpatients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective cohort study [published erratum appears in Lancet 2020;395:1038]. Regarding maternal characteristics, laboratory findings, methods for screening, and reported outcomes, significant heterogeneity existed not only in what data were reported, but also in how they were reported, making the data difficult to aggregate. Association of COVID-19 infection with pregnancy outcomes in healthcare workers and general women. The global numbers and costs of additionally needed and unnecessary caesarean sections performed per year: overuse as a barrier to universal coverage. Implementation of best-practice suggestions as data are collected to inform evidence-based guidelines will likely alter some of the future outcome results. The Eighty-five percent of women underwent cesarean delivery (306/332 cesarean deliveries were from Chinese publications, 18/332 were from Italy, and 8/332 were from the United States). We acknowledge from the outset that the data are incomplete and accept that our current knowledge is limited to case series and case reports. NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination. Although we did not receive replies from all corresponding authors, we were able to remove many studies from consideration because their data were subsequently published in a larger aggregation. The economic burden of maternal mortality on households: evidence from three sub-counties in rural western Kenya. The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) is grateful to the following groups and individuals for their assistance in the production of this report: s the lead maternity carers and district health board (DHB) clinicians throughout New Zealand and Some error has occurred while processing your request. World Health Report. Thomas, MD, FACOG, Medical Officer Janice M. Smiley, MSN, RN, Director of the Perinatal Health Division Lindsay Harris, BSN, RNC-LRN, Maternal Mortality Review Coordinator Taishayla Mckitt, MPH, Maternal Mortality Review Epidemiologist Clinical characteristics of 19 neonates born to mothers with COVID-19. This study determined causes and contributory factors of maternal mortality in Ogun statefollowing a periodic State-widematernal and perinatal deaths surveillance and response (MPDSR) review. The National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) is a multidisciplinary research unit based at the University of Oxford. Neglected obstructed labor and the need to revive the “dying obstetric art of fetal destructive vaginal operations” in the developing countries. JAMA 2000;283:2008–12. The WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and World Bank maternal mortality estimates for 2005 revealed that more than half of the maternal deaths worldwide (‎270 000 out of 536 000)‎ occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Obstetric care in low-resource settings: what, who, and how to overcome challenges to scale up?. Wu X, Sun R, Chen J, Xie Y, Zhang S, Wang X. Radiological findings and clinical characteristics of pregnant women with COVID-19 pneumonia. Boelig RC, Manuck T, Oliver EA, Mascio DD, Saccone EA, Bellussi EA, et al. may email you for journal alerts and information, but is committed Statistical heterogeneity was also high for odds of maternal mortality and post-partum haemorrhage following emergency versus elective caesarean section. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM 2020 Apr 25 [Epub ahead of print]. J Infect Dev Ctries 2019;13:865–76. 13. to maintaining your privacy and will not share your personal information without Perinatal, Infant and Maternal Mortality Cohort in WA 1999-2001 (PDF 716KB) Perinatal, Infant and Maternal Mortality Cohort in WA 1996-1998 (PDF 381KB) Perinatal and Infant Mortality Cohort in WA 1995 (PDF 1.4MB) Perinatal and Infant Mortality Cohort in WA 1994 (PDF 1.5MB) Perinatal and Infant Mortality Cohort in WA 1993 (PDF 1.7MB) 36. Murad MH, Sultan S, Haffar S, Bazerbachi F. Methodological quality and synthesis of case series and case reports. reviewed all abstracts independently. The following mortality rates should always be recorded: Maternal mortality rate (women who die within 42 days after pregnancy). 20. For immediate assistance, contact Customer Service: This website uses cookies. Among deliveries with fetal distress, there were significant increases in severe perinatal morbidity/mortality following attempted midcavity vacuum (ARR 1.28, 95% CI 1.04-1.61) and in severe maternal morbidity following attempted midcavity forceps delivery (ARR 2.34, 95% CI 1.54-3.56). General guidelines in the management of an obstetrical patient on the labor and delivery unit during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rates of caesarean section: analysis of global, regional and national estimates. Available at: Obstetrics & Gynecology136(2):303-312, August 2020. Stephens AJ, Barton JR, Bentum NA, Blackwell SC, Sibai BM. The independent Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM) reviews cases of maternal, perinatal and paediatric mortality and morbidity. Please enable scripts and reload this page. This … A systematic review of ecologic studies. 1. WHO multicountry survey on maternal and newborn health. By May 1, 2020, there were more than 3.33 million confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection globally and more than 237,000 people had died.2. Where possible, we report perinatal mortality and neonatal mortality separately; and mortality rate excluding malformed infants. Overall, we evaluated the prevalence of each of the explored outcomes in pregnancies affected by SARS-CoV-2 infection. WHO statement on caesarean section rates: a commentary. Three replies were received,12,16,17 and one article12 was removed from our analysis because the data were aggregated into a larger study by Chen et al.18 Similarly, data from Liu et al13 were aggregated into a subsequently published larger study by Yan et al19; hence, the original article was also removed from consideration. MedRxiv 2020 Mar 27 [Epub ahead of print]. Coronavirus resource center. Estimates by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division. Panchaud A, Favre G, Pomar L, et al. 6. Maternal mortality is defined by the World Health Organization as the death of a woman from pregnancy-related causes during pregnancy or within 42 days of pregnancy, expressed as a ratio to 100,000 live births in the population being studied (World Health Organization, 2004). Secondary outcomes included rate of preterm birth, cesarean delivery, vertical transmission, and neonatal death. Welch V, Petticrew M, Petkovic J, Moher D, Waters E, White E, et al. Maternal mortality was rare in all groups, but significantly higher in multigravida women over 50 y/o. The preterm birth rate was 20.1% (57/284, 95% CI 15.8–25.1), the cesarean delivery rate was 84.7% (332/392, 95% CI 80.8–87.9), the vertical transmission rate was 0.0% (0/310, 95% CI 0.0–1.2), and the … J Clin Epidemiol 2016;70:68–89. Wolters Kluwer Health Epidemiologic Notes and Reports Perinatal and Maternal Mortality in a Religious Group -- Indiana . There were no cases of vertical transmission among 310 deliveries for which reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction data were made available. Every month, a committee of doctors, nurses, public health and mental health professionals volunteer to meet to review infant and maternal deaths. Perinatal mortality was significantly higher in all pregnancies of women over 40 y/o, but not for primigravida over 50 y/o. Despite decreasing overall perinatal and maternal mortality in high-income countries, perinatal and maternal health inequalities are persisting in Sub Saharan African countries. 7. A fourth strength is that corresponding authors of prior articles were contacted in an effort to deduplicate data. Eight maternal comorbidities of interest were identified by the coauthors at the onset of this systematic review, and additional unique, clinically relevant comorbidities were systematically tallied. Information is accumulating rapidly, and this review is intended to provide early information to help inform counseling and care of pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 infection. The increasing trend in caesarean section rates: global, regional and national estimates: 1990–2014. 22. Adopting the Wu and McGoogan criteria,20 4 of the 13 publications categorized the women as having mild, moderate, or critical disease.18,22,23,26 Of these patients, 87.2% had mild disease and 1.3% were critically ill (Table 4). Maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity associated with tuberculosis during pregnancy and the postpartum period: a systematic review and meta-analysis BJOG. Epub 2016 Nov 11. Symphysiotomy and fetal destructive operations. Zhou F, Yu T, Du R, Fan G, Liu Y, Liu Z, et al. Our results support the fetal programming hypothesis that prenatal stress may contribute to ill health from physical dise … The PMMRC’s role can, at times, include reviewing events when the mother and/or baby was very unwell as a … Clin Infect Dis 2020 Mar 30 [Epub ahead of print]. The Bakri tamponade balloon as an adjunct treatment for refractory postpartum hemorrhage. 68th World Health Assembly resolution: Strengthening Emergency and Essential Surgical Care and Anaesthesia as a Component of Universal Health Coverage. The selected Green Journal articles are free through the end of the calendar year. For Black patients in the United States, the maternal mortality ratio is almost four times higher than the ratio for White patients, 42 deaths versus 13 deaths per 100,000 live births, respectively. 291 of these mothers (85%) did not have prenatal care, … 31. Safety concerns for planned vaginal birth after caesarean section in sub-Saharan Africa. 11. Monitoring emergency obstetric care: a handbook. The Lancet Regional Health – Western Pacific, Advancing women in science, medicine and global health, Health effects of dietary risks in 195 countries, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017, Rapidly changing ECG in hyperkalaemia after succinylcholine. Variability in mortality following caesarean delivery, appendectomy, and groin hernia repair in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and analysis of published data. The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) is an independent committee that reviews the deaths of babies and mothers in New Zealand. Maternal ICU admission occurred in 3.0% of cases (8/263, 95% CI 1.6–5.9) and maternal critical disease in 1.4% (3/209, 95% CI 0.5–4.1). The Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative (PA PQC) was launched in April 2019, with a focus on reducing maternal mortality and improving care for pregnant and postpartum women and newborns affected by opioids. Additionally, 63% of all maternal deaths are preventable. We attempted to limit our interpretation to data from laboratory-confirmed cases; however, when this distinction was not discernible, data from all cases presented were incorporated into our analysis. Inclusion criteria were pregnant women with a confirmed diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Available at: 8. Labor and delivery guidance for COVID-19. A second limitation is the possibility for data duplication. Flowchart of the study selection process. Undue reliance on I(2) in assessing heterogeneity may mislead. MMRCs have access to multiple sources of information that can provide a deeper understanding of the circumstances surrounding a death than PMSS is able. In the wake of increasing maternal mortality in the U.S., national and state attention have turned to actions to remediate the growing issue. A systematic search of the selected databases was performed by implementing a strategy that included the MeSH terms, key words, and word variants for “coronavirus,” “SARS-CoV-2,” “COVID-19,” and “pregnancy.r The primary outcomes were maternal admission to the intensive care unit (ICU), critical disease, and death. MEDLINE, Ovid, ClinicalTrials.gov, MedRxiv, and Scopus were searched from their inception until April 29, 2020. General Characteristics of Studies and Cohorts, Details on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection in Pregnant Women, Pooled Proportions of Maternal Characteristics in Pregnancies Affected by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection, Pooled Proportions of Degrees of Severity of Coronavirus Disease 2019, Defined According to Wu and McGoogan's Classification, Pooled Proportions of Outcomes Among Pregnant Patients Who Tested Positive for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection. Caesarean delivery and postpartum maternal mortality: a population-based case control study in Brazil. More data from a greater breadth of countries are needed to further assess these outcomes at a global level. Of the patients included in our analysis, 43 of 538 (8.0%) were diagnosed on clinical grounds but were included nonetheless, because the maternal and neonatal outcomes data for laboratory-confirmed and clinically diagnosed mothers were not independently reported. The authors thank Riley Samuelson, librarian at the University of Iowa Hardin Library, for her assistance with initiating the literature search. Reports were also searched for data regarding maternal disease severity. Quality assessment of the included studies was performed using the methodologic quality and synthesis of case series and case reports described by Murad et al.21 According to this tool, each study is judged on four broad perspectives: the selection of the study groups, the ascertainment and the causality of the outcome observed, and the reporting of the case. 29. The preterm birth rate of 20% and the cesarean delivery rate exceeding 80% seems related to geographic practice patterns. These data should be interpreted cautiously, however, because testing protocols varied widely and there is significant heterogeneity in the publication of laboratory data. Corresponding author: Benjamin J. F. Huntley, MD, Clinica Family Health, Department of Family Medicine, Lafayette, CO; email: [email protected]. In May 1983, the Indiana State Board of Health received reports of apparently excessive perinatal and maternal mortality among members of a religious group in the northeastern part of the state. Maternal comorbidities, symptoms, and obstetric complications were abstracted. We did exclude publications of smaller cases that were subsequently incorporated into larger case series. Introduction Rapid urbanisation in Dar es Salaam, the main commercial hub in Tanzania, has resulted in congested health facilities, poor quality care, and unacceptably high facility-based maternal and perinatal mortality. Systematic reviews: CRD's guidance for undertaking reviews in health care. Neonatal early-onset infection with SARS-CoV-2 in 33 neonates born to mothers with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China. One of this study's authors (S.P.C.) Maternal Mortality Review is a process by which a multidisciplinary committee at the state or local-level identifies and reviews deaths that occur during or within 1 year of pregnancy. The independent Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM) reviews cases of maternal, perinatal and paediatric mortality and morbidity. Extending the PRISMA statement to equity-focused systematic reviews (PRISMA-E 2012): explanation and elaboration. TERMINOLOGY. 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