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Pyelonephritis in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8006803     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pyelonephritis, while rare in nonpregnant women, is the leading cause of hospitalization for nonobstetric indications in pregnant women. Pregnancy complications such as preterm labor and intrauterine growth retardation have been associated with pyelonephritis. Pyelonephritis can also lead to life-threatening conditions such as endotoxic shock and respiratory insufficiency. Thus the condition requires hospitalization and close follow-up in the pregnant women.
M S Plattner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0893-2190     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinat Neonatal Nurs     Publication Date:  1994 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-07-21     Completed Date:  1994-07-21     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801387     Medline TA:  J Perinat Neonatal Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20-7     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary / therapeutic use
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / physiopathology*
Pyelonephritis / complications,  drug therapy,  physiopathology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary

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