Obstetrics

Trauma in Pregnancy Part 3: Fear of radiation can lead to harm

1365 1024 Victoria Stephen

Fear of radiation can lead to harm: A rational approach to diagnostic imaging following trauma in pregnancy Imagine this patient presents to your emergency department: A 25 year old female…

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Trauma in Pregnancy Part 2: Pregnancy related complications

1280 1139 Victoria Stephen

Pregnancy related complications: Pearls and pitfalls Part 1 of this 3 part series, (found here) dealt with the principles of resuscitation of the critically injured pregnant trauma patient. This next…

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Trauma in Pregnancy Part 1: Resuscitating the pregnant trauma patient

1024 614 Victoria Stephen

Trauma in Pregnancy: Is it double the trouble? Managing the injured pregnant trauma patient can be anxiety inducing, as one needs to manage two patients at once amidst the altered…

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Ubuntu #1: Not another tachypnoeic pregnant patient!

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Ubuntu #1: Not another tachypnoeic pregnant patient! Guest Author: Dr Neville Vlok | Editor: Dr Katya Evans History Mrs V is a 35 year old G3P2 female at 32 weeks…

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Using condoms to avoid PPH related maternal deaths in Africa – Not what you think!

425 282 Willem Stassen

Reducing maternal death is the fifth Millennium Developmental Goal as Identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and has been a priority in Africa for many years. ┬áIn Africa, the…

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