Infection and acute respiratory distress syndrome during pregnancy: a case series of preventable maternal deaths from southern India.

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INTRODUCTION Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is common among women admitted to obstetric intensive care units, and it contributes significantly, both directly and indirectly, to maternal deaths. CASE SERIES We present a case series of ARDS in pregnant women caused by non-obstetric causes. The women were treated at a tertiary hospital in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jiph.2012.09.013

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