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Day-case management of hyperemesis gravidarum: Feasibility and clinical efficacy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17654186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Day-case management of hyperemesis gravidarum was introduced at the Whipps Cross University Hospital in September 2003. A prospective study of patients managed as day cases between September and December 2003 was undertaken. A total of 27 cases were managed as day cases in accordance with set criteria. All were discharged within 24 h of admission. There were no re-admissions. Patient satisfaction, assessed using a questionnaire, revealed an 88% satisfaction rate. Day-case management of hyperemesis gravidarum should be encouraged. The benefits to the patient are considerable.
Authors:
A O Alalade; R Khan; B Dawlatly
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0144-3615     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-26     Completed Date:  2007-11-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309140     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  363-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London, UK. laolu@doctors.org.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Day Care*
Feasibility Studies
Female
Humans
Hyperemesis Gravidarum / therapy*
Length of Stay
Pregnancy
Prospective Studies
Treatment Outcome

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