Defining severe acute maternal morbidity conditions (SAMM)
Project Member(s): Homer, C.
Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Start year: 2014
Summary: A proposal in response to the request from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) for services relating to definitional work surrounding severe acute maternal morbidity conditions (SAMM) for the following: ¿ Identification of established and accepted Australian clinical definitions for SAMM conditions provided. ¿ The specification of definitions for SAMM conditions that do not have a established and accepted clinical definition. This work should be based on literature and clinical consultation. Both midwifery and obstetric specialties are required for consultation. ¿ Each SAMM definition should take form of a short paragraph with contextual information as required.
FOR Codes: Nursing