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A retrospective study of eclampsia in trinidad

A retrospective study of eclampsia in trinidad

Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 12(3): 169-172

During 8 years, we managed 70 patients with eclampsia. Sixty per cent were primigravidae and the mean maternal age was 23.1 .+-. 6.5 (s.d.) years. The preferred protocol for management was an infusion of diazepam with or without magnesium sulphate, intravenous hydralazine and prompt delivery by caesarean section. The perinatal mortality rate was 16 per cent and there were four maternal deaths.

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DOI: 10.3109/01443619209013627

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