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The confidential enquiry into maternal deaths: its role and importance for pathologists.
  1. I Dawson
  1. Department of Pathology, Nottingham University Medicine School.


    Comparatively few pathologists seem to know of the existence of the confidential enquiry into maternal deaths and fewer still know anything of its aims or its methods of obtaining confidential information. As the success of any such enquiry depends greatly on the accuracy and completeness of necropsy, histological, and other laboratory reports a brief account of the report itself and the role of pathologists in it may not be out of place.

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