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oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Management and pregnancy outcome in eclampsia at Harare Maternity Hospital

Volume 31, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0008-9176

 

Abstract

Thirty-four eclamptic patients treated at Harare Maternity Hospital during 1982 were managed by the use of diazepam to control convulsions. Nepresol to control the hypertension and prompt delivery. The average dose of diazepam given prior to delivery was 45.8 mgs. Eighty per cent of Greater Harare Unit patients were delivered by emergency caesarean section. The Maternal mortality rate was 47, and the Perinatal mortality rate 127, for patients within the Greater Harare Unit. Factors important in reducing the maternal and perinatal mortality of eclampsia are discussed.

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1985-06-01
2019-10-20

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