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Olu Oduntan S - - 1975
Data on maternal deaths were collected from a randomly selected sample of medical institutions in the Western State of Nigeria for the years 1972 and 1973. An overall maternal mortality rate of 3.8/1000 total births were recorded for 1972 and 1973 respectively. The major causes of maternal mortality were haemorrhage, ...
Gandelman R - - 1975
A significant correlation was shown in Rockland-Swiss albino mice between the number of fetuses and maternal nest-building performance as assessed by the amount of nesting material gathered into the cage. The greater the number of fetuses, the more nesting material was gathered. A significant correlation first appeared on Day 4 ...
Reid T M - - 1975
A retrospective study of obstetric and perinatal illness due to group B streptococci during 1972-4 based on bacteriological referrals from Aberdeen Maternity Hospital and Special Nursery disclosed (1) a wide spectrum of maternal morbidity, particularly associated with amniotomy and a prolonged rupture-delivery interval, and (2) the emergence of the group ...
Duff B G - - 1975
A comparison of the main causes of maternal death in Australia and in England and Wales over the same three-year period from 1967 to 1969 was undertaken, based on the trienneal reports from the two countires. In this triennium the maternal mortality rates (maternal deaths due to pregnancy and childbirth ...
Rosenblatt J S - - 1975
Maternal behaviour in the rat consists of four principal components: nursing or crouching over the young, retrieving pups to the nest, body and genital licking of pups, and nest-building. Normally the onset of maternal behaviour occurs at parturition but studies reveal that the true onset is somewhat earlier, around 24 ...
Benedet J L - - 1974
There were 132 maternal deaths in British Columbia in the years 1963 to 1970. The mean maternal mortality rate for these eight years was 0.317. Sixty of these deaths (45.5%) were due to direct obstetrical causes. Indirect and nonrelated deaths accounted for 21.2 and 33.3% of the total, respectively. The ...
Hammond H - - 1972
Twelve hundred nineteen maternal deaths occurring from 1957 through 1966 in the State of California have been reviewed by the Maternal Mortality Committee of the California Medical Association and the Bureau of Maternal and Child Welfare of the State of California. In 56 of these deaths the underlying causes were ...
Gaskin, Ina May
The United States has a higher ratio of maternal deaths than at least 40 other countries, even though it spends more money per capita for maternity care than any other. The lack of a comprehensive, confidential system of ascertainment of maternal death designed to record and analyze every maternal death ...
The Maternal Mortality Measurement Resource (MMM-R) is a collection of tools and resources about measuring maternal mortality in both developing and developed countries. It is supported by Immpact:a global research initiative for the evaluation of safe motherhood intervention strategies, which is supported by national and international development agencies and NGO's. ...
Derbyshire Emma - - 2007
Teenage birth rates in the UK are some of the highest in Europe. This article summarizes how the diet of pregnant British teenagers is currently inadequate and may impact upon maternal and infant health in the short and long term. The review highlights the value of an adequate diet during ...
CARPENTER C W - - 1965
Between 1955 and 1962, 145 maternal deaths were reported in the Province of British Columbia. One hundred of them were due to obstetrical causes. Of these deaths, hemorrhage was by far the commonest cause (40 cases), followed in frequency by vascular accidents (23 cases), infections (17 cases), toxemia (10 cases), ...
RAVENSCROFT J W - - 1954
A maternal welfare committee was founded in 1947 by representatives of nine hospitals in San Diego County, with the purpose of inquiring into all deaths involving maternity in order to reduce maternal mortality. At open meetings cases of such death are reviewed and a vote is taken on whether the ...
Levy J - - 1919
This is an argument for maternal nursing to reduce infant mortality. Dr. Levy does not place much responsibility on poverty as a cause of loss of infants, but emphasizes the effect of women in industries. He argues for education of the midwife because she is the family adviser of many ...
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