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Serious pregnancy complications, known as severe maternal morbidity, are also rising, affecting more than 50,000 individuals every year.

“Each newborn with a significant event, be it death or a significant morbidity that could even possibly be related to the care administered, I think those all require careful discussion to see if there is any systemic cause,” Goodman said.

One way neonatal hospitals improve the quality of care after things go wrong is by convening formal staff morbidity and mortality, or “M&M,” case reviews.

The Global Fund and PEPFAR have mobilized resources that have helped to reduce morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income regions.

Overall, Manaus’ experience reveals “that an unmitigated outbreak will lead to very significant morbidity and mortality,” says Bill Hanage, an epidemiologist at Harvard University, “which is basically what we’ve been saying since February.”

The cases share a kind of morbidity: A man, eighty, is pronounced dead after thirty minutes of CPR.

I do agree that mortality isn't everything; morbidity (poor health) matters too.

He has not the exaltation nor the ardent vehemence of Rousseau, neither has he the sentimental morbidity of Xavier de Maistre.

If you deny them to the latter, all you get is poverty of ideas, and morbidity, and mawkishness.

The girl is growing up, fit to wear longer dresses, and exhibiting the morbidity appropriate to her years.

As long as you have mystery you have health; when you destroy mystery you create morbidity.

They are a fairly disreputable couple by this time because we are beginning to know how much morbidity they represent.


On this page you'll find 133 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to morbidity, such as: anguish, bitterness, despair, discouragement, doldrums, and foreboding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.