n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Risk assessment in obstetrics : guest editorial
|Article Title||Risk assessment in obstetrics : guest editorial|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||May 2013|
|Pages||1 - 6|
The major goal of obstetric care is to ensure the birth of a healthy baby with minimal risk to the mother. Therefore determining which interventions are most likely to improve patient safety is an important global health issue. The Oxford English Dictionary defines risk as: 'hazard, chance of bad consequences, loss.'
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