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Abruptio placentae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1747805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Despite our heightened awareness of placental abruption, this condition remains largely unpreventable. The incidence of placental abruption may actually be on the rise due to increasing use of cocaine and "crack" and a greater contribution from abdominal trauma. Whether recurrence of abruption associated with hypertension can be prevented with low-dose aspirin is yet to be determined. Unfortunately, although our recognition of this condition may have improved, placental abruption remains a high cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality.
A D Fleming
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical care clinics     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0749-0704     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Care Clin     Publication Date:  1991 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-01-23     Completed Date:  1992-01-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507720     Medline TA:  Crit Care Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  865-75     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Creighton University, School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain / diagnosis,  etiology
Abruptio Placentae / diagnosis*,  etiology,  therapy
Fetal Death / etiology
Hemorrhage / complications
Hypertension / diagnosis
Maternal Welfare
Pregnancy Trimester, Third

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