When a medic first assesses a patient, she/he is checking to see if the person is "A&O times 3", which means they are alert and oriented, and knows who he is, where he is located, the current time. If the patient has any difficulty answering these questions, the medic may say he is obtunded or "A&O times 2" and so on.
Several factors were involved in maternal deaths in the period covered by the report.(The ill obstetric case--lessons learnt from the NCCEMD)(Report)
Mar 01, 2008; The role of the National Committee on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths (NCCEMD) is 'To make recommendations, based on...