Comparing apples and oranges: a retrospective linked data study assessing the concordance between hospital discharge data, electronic health records and register books for diagnosis of inpatient admissions of miscarriage

Comparing apples and oranges: a retrospective linked data study assessing the concordance between hospital discharge data, electronic health records and register books for diagnosis of inpatient admissions of miscarriage

Indra San Lazaro Campillo MPh (1,2), Sarah Meaney PhD (1,2), Maria Harrington (3), Karen McNamara FRCOG (1,4), Anna Maria Verling MA (1,4), Paul Corcoran PhD (2), Keelin O’Donoghue, PhD FRCOG (1,4) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research University College Cork, Ireland; (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland; (3) Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork Ireland;

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The communication between the pathologist and the parents for a neonatal autopsy: our experience in Patagonia, Argentina

The communication between the pathologist and the parents for a neonatal autopsy: our experience in Patagonia, Argentina

María Gabriela Manzzi, Rafael Santapau Pathology Service of the Zonal Hospital “Dr. Andres Isola”, Puerto Madryn Chubut, Patagonia Argentina and Oncology Center of Puerto Madryn Chubut, Patagonia Argentina. Introduction: Since the first autopsies in the beginning of the Renaissance, there is a mysticism, superstition and/or unknowledge of the not scientific community, which leads many times parents to the refusal to perform the necropsy. Description: When the doctors request for a

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Classifying Stillbirths in a tertiary care hospital of Low middle-income country: Simplified COD-AC versus ICD-PM

Classifying Stillbirths in a tertiary care hospital of Low middle-income country: Simplified COD-AC versus ICD-PM

Bharti Sharma, Neelam Aggarwal, Vanita Suri Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, PGIMER Chandigarh, INDIA Background: India shares the highest-burden of stillbirths and it is crucial to classify these stillbirths. The purpose of any classification is to know the actual burden of any particular problem and its causes so that preventive strategies can be planned. There is a number of different classifications available to classify stillbirth in literature still, we lack

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Parents’ Voices at review: developing resources to support health professionals in engaging parents in the hospital review of their baby’s death

Parents’ Voices at review: developing resources to support health professionals in engaging parents in the hospital review of their baby’s death

Bevan, Charlotte (1), Bakhbakhi, Danya (2), Burden, Christy (3), Dickens, Jo (4), Kenyon, Sara (5), Murdoch, Edile (6), Siassakos, Dimitrios (7), Storey, Claire (8) (1) Senior Research and Prevention Advisor, Sands, (2) NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Bristol, (3) Consultant Senior Lecturer Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bristol, (4) PhD student, University of Leicester (5) Professor of Evidence-based Midwifery, University of Birmingham, (6)Consultant Neonatologist, NHS Lothian, (7) Associate Professor,

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The incidence of fatal fetal anomalies associated with perinatal mortality in Ireland

The incidence of fatal fetal anomalies associated with perinatal mortality in Ireland

Ms Stacey Power (1), Dr Sarah Meaney (1,2), Dr Keelin O’Donoghue (1) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre, University College Cork, Ireland Background Major congenital anomalies were responsible for 146 of the 374 perinatal deaths in Ireland. Little is known about what conditions are most responsible for perinatal mortality. While there is

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Multidisciplinary approach in obstetric and bereavement care in 8 stillbirth cases at Hospital of Motril

Multidisciplinary approach in obstetric and bereavement care in 8 stillbirth cases at Hospital of Motril

Rivas, María Teresa (1), Sáez, Rosa (2), Juanes, María Jesús (3) (1) Supervisor Midwifery, Motril Hospital, (2) Midwifery, Motril Hospital, (3) Midwifery, Motril Hospital Introduction: Although infant mortality has been decreasing over the years thanks to medical advances, the same thing did not occur with the fetal mortality rate remaining stable. The diagnosis of Stillbirth is a devastating experience for the parents and one of the most difficult situations to

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Applying ICD-PM death classifications to existing South African Perinatal Problem Identification Programme (PPIP) data: What did we learn?

Applying ICD-PM death classifications to existing South African Perinatal Problem Identification Programme (PPIP) data: What did we learn?

Lavin T (1), Allanson ER (2), Nedkoff L (3), Preen DB (1), Pattinson RC (4) 1 Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia; 2 School of Women’s and Infants’ Health, The University of Western Australia; 3 Cardiovascular Research Group, School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia; 4 SA MRC Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Unit, University

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Does fetal autopsy contributes to indication of fetal death in Sao Paulo, Brazil?

Does fetal autopsy contributes to indication of fetal death in Sao Paulo, Brazil?

Marcia Furquim de Almeida (1), Lays Janaina Prazeres Marques (1,2), Zilda Pereira da Silva (1), Gizelton Pereira de Alencar (1) (1) Dept. Epidemiology, University of Sao Paulo (USP), (2) PhD student in Public Health Background: São Paulo City is the richest area in Brazil, with 12,1 million inhabitants. Antepartum fetal deaths are predominant (90%). Many hospitals consider these deaths as potential ill-defined causes of death and refer them to autopsy

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Is stillbirth a risk factor for development of systemic lupus erythematosus in the UK?

Is stillbirth a risk factor for development of systemic lupus erythematosus in the UK?

H Kither, A Heazell, I Crocker, C Tower Maternal & Fetal Health Research Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK Introduction Autoimmune Connective Tissue Diseases (CTDs), such as Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), have a female preponderance and are associated with an adverse pregnancy outcome (APO). This study assessed the prevalence of CTDs, antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) and autoimmune antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL), in women with an APO, compared

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Perinatal mortality audits and reviews: current systems, challenges and the way forward

Perinatal mortality audits and reviews: current systems, challenges and the way forward

Änne Helps (1,2,3), Sara Leitao (2), Richard Greene (2), Keelin O’Donoghue (1,3) 1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Ireland, 2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre (NPEC), University College Cork, Ireland, 3) The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland Background Perinatal deaths occur and are devastating for parents, families and all health care professionals involved. Perinatal mortality reviews (PMRs) take

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