Table 2

Numbers of near-miss maternal morbidity conditions reviewed in the study*

Severe haemorrhage (>1500 mL)24
Amniotic fluid embolism1
Cardiac arrest1
Uterine rupture3
Uterine inversion2
Severe maternal sepsis4
Placental accreta1
Placental praevia2
Pulmonary embolism0
Major anaesthetic complications1
Intensive care admission (maternal)3
Acute fatty liver1
  • *Several cases involved more than one type of near-miss maternal morbidity condition; thus, the total number of conditions exceeds 33, even though the actual number of cases was 33.