J M Burkhead

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Sudden disruption of a deep epigastric vessel may result in an abdominal wall hematoma, which, depending upon its location and size, can produce symptoms and clinical findings compatible with a variety of acute intra-abdominal conditions. The literature has noted a predominance of pregnant patients among those affected with this malady. Such hematomas are(More)
A retrospective, case-control study was performed to determine whether pregnant women using cocaine had an increase in maternal infectious morbidity. Seventy-six women with urine drug screens positive for cocaine on admission to the labor and delivery unit were compared to 134 women who had negative urine drug screens. Patients were matched for risk factors(More)
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