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Table 2 Identification of postpartum cases and inclusion criteria

From: Postpartum maternal morbidity requiring hospital admission in Lusaka, Zambia – a descriptive study

  Emergency Admission Ward Gynaecology Wards Labour Ward Surgical Unit
Source of identification of cases Admission Register Discharge Register Admission Register Discharge Register
Inclusion criteria to be defined as postpartum admissions All cases recorded as postpartum.
All cases with infected caesarean section wound.
All cases with infected episiotomy/perineal tears.
All cases recorded as postpartum.
All cases with infected caesarean section wound.
All cases with infected episiotomy/perineal tears.
Any non-obstetric conditions e.g. malaria, PTB, pneumonia, meningitis.
All cases recorded as postpartum. All cases of breast abscess/mastitis