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OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of partogram on the frequency of prolonged labour, augmented labour, operative deliveries and whether appropriate interventions based on the partogram will reduce maternal and perinatal complications. METHOD A case controlled, prospective and interventional study on 1000 women in labour was carried out in the obstetric(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of single dose of magnesium sulphate versus the standard Pritchard regime in the management of pre-eclampsia. STUDY DESIGN Quasi-experimental study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, from January 2004 to January 2006. METHODOLOGY All women with severe pre-eclampsia and(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness of 50 microg misoprostol for midtrimester termination of pregnancies. DESIGN Experimental, cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Unit II, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, a tertiary care centre, from 1st Jan 2003 to 30th June 2005. PATIENTS AND(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the attitude and factors leading to decision regarding the mode of delivery in women with previous experience of C-section. METHODS The cross-sectional study was conducted at Maternity Unit of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, from January to August 2008, and involved 150 women with one previous C-section without any(More)
Objectives: To assess the current situation of vancomycin MIC values and to find out the possible presence of vancomycin intermediate or resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in a tertiary care hospital of Lahore, Pakistan. Study Design: Non-interventional, descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Pathology Department, Post Graduate Medical(More)
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