Impact of Clinical Epidemiological Surveillance and Assisted Mediation by Medical Students on Maternal Mortality at a Health Center in Hidalgo, Mexico.
Aguirre Rembao Lorenzo Octavio, Ruvalcaba Ledezma Jesús Carlos, Aguirre ÁvilaAna Lilia, Reyes Espinoza Ixchel Suyapa, Cruz Cortés María Elena, Reynoso Vázquez Josefina

Maternal mortality represents an indicator of the quality of human health in regard to a mother and a newborn, it is a real public health problem and therefore a proposal to solve or mitigate its negative impact was made. Objective. Establishing a proposal based on clinical epidemiology and assisted mediation by medical students in maternal care at La Providencia health center in Mineral de la Reforma, Hidalgo, Mexico. Material and methods. The present work is methodologically based on an epidemiological, longitudinal descriptive observational design, through the clinical epidemiological surveillance carried out in the health institution and the mediation assisted by students of the fifth semester of the academic area of medicine of UAEH. Constant assisted mediation to pregnant women via domiciliary where elements of health promotion are offered during the visit-follow-up.ResultsOver 5 years of follow-up under a proposal of a model that will soon become known in the medical-academic field, the impact of clinical epidemiological surveillance as a duo with assisted mediation has been positive, registering only one maternal death in this clinic. Conclusion. The proposal of this clinical-pedagogical model intervenes in the reduction of the risk of maternal mortality and therefore represents a real and feasible alternative for maternal mortality as a public health

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