The MOMMA Project Maternal Outcomes: Morbidity and Mortality in Appalachia

This study seeks to understand patients’, providers’, and emergency medical technicians’ (EMTs) perspectives on serious pregnancy complications and death among pregnant and post-partum women living in rural areas. Interviews with patients, providers, and EMTs will pinpoint specific challenges regarding the prevention, detection, and management of serious pregnancy complications.

We hope to identify the mechanisms underlying serious pregnancy complications among rural women, and provide an in-depth evaluation of different stages of care.

If you are a healthcare provider, you may be eligible to participate if:

• You are 18 years of age or older.

• You are a healthcare provider in Appalachia.

• You have provided medical care for an Appalachian patient while they experienced a serious pregnancy complications such as eclampsia, bleeding requiring a blood transfusions during or after delivery, an emergency removal of your uterus, sepsis, or organ failure.

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Anna Hansen


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