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Infographics in Anesthesiology  |   August 2017
Regional by Region: The Spread of Modern Obstetric Practice
Author Notes
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Health Care/Harvard Medical School
  • illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals.
    illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals.×
  • Address correspondence to Dr. Wanderer: jonathan.p.wanderer@vanderbilt.edu.
Article Information
Infographics in Anesthesiology / Obstetric Anesthesia
Infographics in Anesthesiology   |   August 2017
Regional by Region: The Spread of Modern Obstetric Practice
Anesthesiology 8 2017, Vol.127, A15. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000001776
Anesthesiology 8 2017, Vol.127, A15. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000001776
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*Pregnancy-related mortality ratio due to anesthesia, maternal deaths per million live births. #Pregnancy-related mortality ratio due to anesthesia, maternal deaths per million maternities (live births, still births, pregnancy terminations, ectopic pregnancies, and abortions). ASA = American Society of Anesthesiologists; C-section = cesarean section; GA = general anesthesia; Reg = regional.
Infographic created by Jonathan P. Wanderer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and James P. Rathmell, Brigham and Women’s Health Care/Harvard Medical School; illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals. Address correspondence to Dr. Wanderer: jonathan.p.wanderer@vanderbilt.edu.
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