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Maternal mortality.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2286757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Maternal mortality in Chittaranjan Seva Sadan, Calcutta, in 1983, 1985 and 1986 was 2.45, 3.01 and 2.8 per thousand respectively. Abortion contributed a little in 1983 and 1985, whereas it was 15.7% in 1986. Haemorrhage was the commonest single cause of death in 1983 (28%) and 1985 (21.4%) as opposed to eclampsia in 1986 (28.9%). Infective hepatitis during pregnancy and labour was the commonest indirect cause of maternal mortality followed by anaemia. Usual difficulties like lack of antenatal care, multiparity, low socio-economical status, illiteracy, etc, in populated developing countries are responsible for this sad state of affairs in this country as well.
Authors:
B Das; S Saha; A K Sinha; R C De; A K Nandi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1990 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-03-28     Completed Date:  1991-03-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Chittaranjan Seva Sadan College of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, Calcutta.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
India / epidemiology
Maternal Mortality*
Pregnancy
Risk Factors

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