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Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2008 Oct;22(5):865-83. doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2008.06.011. Epub 2008 Aug 8.

Infection in obstetric critical care.

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  • 1Department of Anaesthesia, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. fathima.paruk@wits.ac.za

Abstract

Infections in critically ill obstetric patients are observed worldwide, although the incidence, aetiology and patient outcome vary between geographic locations. This chapter focuses on sepsis, with emphasis on the pathophysiology, outcome and specific management issues.

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