Hyperemesis gravidarum in a contemporary population in Oslo.

  title={Hyperemesis gravidarum in a contemporary population in Oslo.},
  author={B Vilming and B I Nesheim},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  volume={79 8},
BACKGROUND Sociodemographic studies of hyperemesis gravidarum are conflicting. During the last few years, there has been a clinical impression in Norway that immigrants are more afflicted than ethnic Norwegians. METHODS Of 175 patients hospitalized with the diagnosis hyperemesis gravidarum 1993-1997, 120 had complete records and were compared to a control group of 115 patients without hyperemesis gravidarum, drawn at random from the labor ward protocol. VARIABLES Ethnicity, age, height… CONTINUE READING

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