CMACE | definition of CMACE by Medical dictionary
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CMACE Abbreviation for:
Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries, see there (Medspeak-UK)
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Tim Draycott, clinical lead at CMACE
, said: "It is difficult to exaggerate how big a problem this is for most of us working in the NHS - there are significant associated complications for mothers and their babies and much of that harm is preventable given the right care."
Dr Imogen Stephens, clinical director at CMACE
, said: "It's shocking that something like infections - and infection from a reasonably well-known organism - is a major cause of maternal mortality."
A report from the Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries (Cmace
) found the death rate for babies around the time of birth fell from 8.3 per 1,000 births in 2000 to 7.5 per 1,000 in 2008.