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A risk prediction model for the assessment and triage of women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in low-resourced settings : the miniPIERS (pre-eclampsia integrated estimate of risk) multi-country prospective cohort study
Background: Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia are leading causes of maternal mortality and morbidity, particularly in low- and middle- income countries (LMICs). We developed the miniPIERS risk prediction model to provide a simple, ...
Planned early delivery versus expectant management for hypertensive disorders from 34 weeks gestation to term
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. on behalf of The Cochrane Collaboration, 2017)
Background: Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy are significant contributors to maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. These disorders include well‐controlled chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension ...
An evidence-based approach to recurrent pregnancy loss
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2013-07-26)
Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) can be defined as more than two to three consecutive miscarriages before 24 weeks’ gestation. A literature review was done to provide an evidence-based approach to RPL, identifying the risk ...
Obstetric causes for delivery of very-low-birth-weight babies at Tygerberg Hospital
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2003-01)
Objective. To determine the primary reasons for the delivery of very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) babies. Design. Cross-sectional descriptive study. Study period. 1 March 1997 - 31 August 1997. Methods. Data were collected from ...
Acute appendicitis in pregnancy
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975)
Acute appendicitis in pregnancy and its treatment are reviewed. Six cases are described. Early surgery is recommended and a conservative watchfulness for more than 4 to 6 hours is condemned.
Point-of-care screening for hepatitis B virus infection in pregnant women at an antenatal clinic : a South African experience
(Public Library of Science, 2017)
Background & aims: Elimination of HIV and syphilis mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) has received much attention but little consideration has been given to the possibility of elimination of HBV MTCT. In sub-Saharan ...