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Swine flu and pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20143962     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Novel influenza A (H1N1) (H1N1 2009 influenza virus) or 'swine flu' has been identified as the cause of a widespread outbreak of respiratory infection worldwide. Based on experience from previous influenza pandemics, pregnant women are thought to be at a higher risk of contracting swine flu and developing complications. This review summarises the contemporaneous literature and advice on the management of swine flu in pregnancy in the UK, including the recent joint Department of Health and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' guidelines (October 2009).
M Toal; K Agyeman-Duah; A Schwenk; W Yoong
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1364-6893     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-10     Completed Date:  2010-05-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309140     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  97-100     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, North Middlesex University Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use
Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype*
Influenza, Human / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  prevention & control*
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  prevention & control*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antiviral Agents

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