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Management and outcome of hyperemesis gravidarum at tertiary obstetric facility, Khartoum-Sudan

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dc.contributor.author Fazari, Atif B.
dc.contributor.author Ahmed, Hasouna Z.S.
dc.contributor.author Eltayeb, Rasha
dc.contributor.author Ali, Mohammed H.
dc.contributor.author Elmusharaf, Khalifa
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-26T08:34:00Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-26T08:34:00Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5252
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Introduction: Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is vomiting and/or nausea in pregnancy causes dehydration, electrolytes imbalance, weight loss and further serious organs dysfunction. Methods: This was a descriptive, prospective, cross-sectional hospital based total coverage analytic study, which was conducted from November 2013 to May 2014 at Omdurman New Hospital (ONH) for Obstetrics & Gynecology, Khartoum- Sudan. Results: HG prevalence is 13% of complicated pregnancy of ONH admission. Acetonurea is reported in all cases with significant association between acetonurea and smoking (P value = 0.005). A significant association between Hemoglobulin level and the readmission the (P value = 0.01) was reported. One maternal death is reported from severe hypoglycemia and liver impairment. Conclusion: Hyperemesis gravidarum has serious maternal morbidity with social negative impacts and significant financial burden on the health services. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Scientific Research Publishing en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology;6 (11)
dc.subject hyperemesis gravidarum en_US
dc.subject acetonurea en_US
dc.subject Mmaternal morbidity en_US
dc.title Management and outcome of hyperemesis gravidarum at tertiary obstetric facility, Khartoum-Sudan en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.4236/ojog.2016.611079
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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