Sonia Naqvi

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OBJECTIVE To determine the causes and type of domestic violence endured by pregnant women and their effect on pregnancy, in terms of maternal and neonatal outcome. STUDY DESIGN Cohort study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The study was conducted in Sir Syed Trust Hospital, Karachi, from March 2007 to February 2008. METHODOLOGY All the antenatal patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To ascertain whether primiparity is an intrapartum obstetric risk factor for maternal and perinatal outcome. METHODS The comparative case-controlled study was conducted at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Sir Syed Hospital, a tertiary care facility in Karachi, from January 2008 to June 2009. A self-developed structured proforma(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of knowledge, attitude and practice regarding contraception of parous women. STUDY DESIGN A cross- sectional survey. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The Out-patient Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sir Syed Hospital, Karachi, from October 2008 to March 2009. METHODOLOGY A self-maintained structured(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the perinatal outcome of high risk pregnancies, in terms of perinatal mortality, Apgar score, birth weight and neonatal complications in first week after birth. STUDY DESIGN Cohort study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Obstetric Department of Sir Syed Trust Hospital, Karachi, from January to December 2007. METHODOLOGY All antenatal(More)
.. Background: Moderate to severe anemia during pregnancy is associated with increased maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. Therefore moderate to severe maternal anemia is a high risk group and it is imperative that all cases of anemia should be identified and treated to ensure adequate hemoglobin level before labour. Different countries have shown(More)
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