Stillbirth: The overlooked obstetric tragedy

Gary D.V. Hankins, Catherine Y. Spong

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Adopting a universal definition of stillbirth and linking the results of a placental examination and autopsy to the fetal death certificate can help us collect the accurate data needed to address this major public health problem. Two experts in maternal fetal medicine include these recommendations in their list of imperatives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-28
Number of pages16
JournalContemporary Ob-Gyn
Issue number12
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • Maternity and Midwifery


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