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Table 6 Coverage of key clinical interventions in the four study hospitals

From: A cross sectional study of maternal ‘near-miss’ cases in major public hospitals in Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria

  Egypt Lebanon Palestine Syria All
Al Galaa Hospital Rafik Hariri University Hospital Ramallah Hospital Dar Al Tawleed Hospital
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Coverage of prophylactic oxytocin among all who delivered at hospital 1921/2736(70.2) 1171/1178 (99.4) 1119/1234 (90.7) 3967/4007 (99) 8178/9423 (86.8 )
Coverage of therapeutic oxytocin among near-miss cases with postpartum haemorrhage 3/3 (100) 1/1 (100) 5/6 (83.3) 4/4 (100) 13/14 (92.9)
Coverage of blood products among near-miss cases with postpartum haemorrhage 3/3 (100) 1/1 (100) 6/6 (100) 4/4 (100) 14/14 (100)
Coverage of magnesium sulphate among near-miss cases with eclampsia 2/2 (100) 1/1 (100) 1/1 (100) 1/1 (100) 5/5 (100)
Coverage with any other anticonvulsant among near-miss cases with eclampsia 0/2 (0) 1/1 (100) 1/1 (100) N/A 2/4 (50)
Coverage of prophylactic antibiotics among women with caesarean section 1238/1488 (83.2) 427/432 (98.8) 275/307 (89.6) 913/913 (100) 2853/3140 (90.9)
Coverage of parenteral antibiotics among maternal misses with sepsisa N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Coverage with laparotomy among near-miss cases with uterine rupture 1/4 (25) N/A 1/1 (100) 2/2 (100) 4/8 (50)
  1. aNo sepsis cases were reported
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