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Amniotic fluid embolism: an Australian-New Zealand population-based study

  • Nolan McDonnell1, 11, 12Email author,
  • Marian Knight2,
  • Michael J. Peek3,
  • David Ellwood4, 5,
  • Caroline S. E. Homer6,
  • Claire McLintock7,
  • Geraldine Vaughan6,
  • Wendy Pollock8, 9,
  • Zhuoyang Li6,
  • Nasrin Javid6,
  • Elizabeth Sullivan6, 10 and
  • on behalf of the Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS)
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth201515:352

Received: 27 November 2014

Accepted: 11 December 2015

Published: 24 December 2015

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11 Dec 2015 Editorially accepted
24 Dec 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12884-015-0792-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Women’s and Infants’ Health and School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Sydney Medical School Nepean, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
School of Medicine, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast, Australia
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Health, Sydney, Australia
National Women’s Health, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Judith Lumley Research Centre, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Department of Nursing, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
School of Women’s and Children’s Health, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco, Australia
Department of Anaesthesia, St John of God Hospital (Subiaco), Perth, Australia