Intensive care use by critically ill obstetric patients: a five-year review.

@article{Cheng2003IntensiveCU,
  title={Intensive care use by critically ill obstetric patients: a five-year review.},
  author={Ching-Li Cheng and Steven S Raman},
  journal={International journal of obstetric anesthesia},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={
          89-92
        }
}
This is a retrospective analysis of all obstetric admissions to the surgical intensive care unit over the five-year period beginning July 1, 1994. The admission diagnosis, mode of delivery, anaesthetic employed and patient outcome were assessed. There were 43 obstetric admissions during this period, with 38 deliveries. This represents 0.32% of the deliveries in this hospital during the study period. The median duration of stay was three days (range 1-21). Haemorrhage and pregnancy-induced… CONTINUE READING

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