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Table 1 Classification of determinants of risk in the critical incidents

From: Adverse outcomes in maternity care for women with a low risk profile in The Netherlands: a case series analysis

Determinants of risk of the critical incident Critical incidents (n = 71)
Availability of healthcare provider  
Availability of the care provider in charge 20 (28%)
Communication about treatment between care providers within a practice 39 (55%)
Communication about treatment between primary care and hospital caretakers 7 (10%)
Communication with the patient 7 (10%)
Clinical management  
Referral procedures 19 (27%)
Risk assessment by telephone triage 10 (14%)
Medication procedures 3 (4%)
Technical procedures 9 (13%)