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Table 3 Comparison of Delphi effectiveness estimates with estimates from Ronsmans and Campbell 2011 [11]

From: Estimating the impact of interventions on cause-specific maternal mortality: a Delphi approach

LiST Delphi Study Ronsmans & Campbell (2011) [11]
Intervention Cause of maternal death Estimate Intervention Cause of maternal death Estimate
Calcium supplementation Pre-eclampsia
/
eclampsia
20 Calcium supplementation in pregnancy Maternal death or serious morbidity due to HDPs 20
Anti-convulsants (MgSO4) Pre-eclampsia
/
eclampsia
60 MgSO4 (as compared to diazepam) Maternal death (unspecified) 41
Hypertensive therapy HDPs 50§ Antihypertensives HDPs Inconclusive
Induction of labor HDPs 42.5§ Induction of labor HDPs Inconclusive
CEmOC Pre-eclampsia
/
eclampsia
85 Antenatal screening for hypertension and proteinuria and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia with MgS04 and early delivery in women with severe preeclampsia and eclampsia Severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia 84-99
  1. § = consensus not reached