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Maternal sepsis in intensive care unit at Omdurman New Hospital-Tertiary Obstetric Facility, Khartoum-Sudan

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dc.contributor.author Fazari, Atif B.
dc.contributor.author Gailii, E.
dc.contributor.author Mohammed, W.
dc.contributor.author Abdallha, M.
dc.contributor.author Ali, Mohammed H.
dc.contributor.author Rahman, A.
dc.contributor.author Elmusharaf, Khalifa
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-29T08:38:09Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-29T08:38:09Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5258
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Introduction: Sever sepsis and septic shock contributes to maternal morbidity and mortality. The etiology of sever sepsis and septic shock during pregnancy and postpartum result from obstetric related or non-obstetric related conditions. Objectives: It aimed to determine rate, characters, morbidity and mortality of septic obstetric cases at Omdurman New Hospital. Methods: It was a descriptive, prospective, analytic, cross-sectional hospital based total coverage study; conducted at Omdurman New Hospital (ONH), Khartoum-Sudan. Results: Sever sepsis and septic shock rate 1.16 (13/1124 = 1.16%) of hospital pregnancy complication admission. Hyperthermia, Tachycardia and hypotension are the main presenting clinical findings and uterine infection is the main focus of sepsis. The mean average Intensive Care Unit (ICU) stay is 6.3-day. Organs dysfunctions are the main morbidity and mortality is reported in five cases. Conclusion: Sever sepsis and septic shock contributes in maternal morbidity and mortality. Safe obstetric care prevents maternal sepsis and improves the outcome. Management of sever sepsis and septic shock remains a challenge in obstetric medicine. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Scientific Research Publishing en_US
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojog.2016.611080
dc.subject sever sepsis en_US
dc.subject septic shock en_US
dc.subject maternal morbidity and maternal mortality en_US
dc.title Maternal sepsis in intensive care unit at Omdurman New Hospital-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.2016.611080
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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