Critically ill obstetric patients in an American and an Indian public hospital: comparison of case-mix, organ dysfunction, intensive care requirements, and outcomes

@article{Munnur2005CriticallyIO,
  title={Critically ill obstetric patients in an American and an Indian public hospital: comparison of case-mix, organ dysfunction, intensive care requirements, and outcomes},
  author={Uma Munnur and Dilip R. Karnad and Venkata D. P. Bandi and Vijay Lapsia and Maya S. Suresh and Priya Ramshesh and Michael A H Gardner and Stephen Longmire and Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={31},
  pages={1087-1094}
}
To compare case-mix, health care practices, and outcome in obstetric ICU admissions in inner-city teaching hospitals in economically developed and developing countries. Retrospective study. Ben Taub General Hospital (BTGH), Houston, Texas, and King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH), Mumbai, India. Women admitted during pregnancy or 6 weeks postpartum between 1992 and 2001. Patients from BTGH (n=174) and KEMH (n=754) had comparable age, number of organs affected, incidence of medical disorders (30… CONTINUE READING