oa South African Medical Journal - Premature rupture of the membranes
|Article Title||Premature rupture of the membranes|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 1971|
|Pages||10 - 12|
|Keyword(s)||Obstetrics and gynaecology, Premature rupture of the membranes and Presentation|
A total of 554 cases in which membrane rupture occurred prematurely at Queen Victoria Maternity Hospital, Johannesburg during a 3.5-year period is analysed in 4 groups according to birth weight, to elucidate which factor-prematurity or intra-uterine infection-carries the greater risk to the foetus.
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