Maternal and Fetal Outcomes After Introduction of Magnesium Sulphate for Treatment of Preeclampsia and Eclampsia in Selected Secondary Facilities: A Low-Cost Intervention

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The aim of this study was to evaluate whether a new low-cost strategy for the introduction of magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) for preeclampsia and eclampsia in low-resource areas will result in improved maternal and perinatal outcomes. Doctors and midwives from ten hospitals in Kano, Nigeria, were trained on the use of MgSO4. The trained health workers later… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10995-012-1105-9

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@article{Tukur2012MaternalAF, title={Maternal and Fetal Outcomes After Introduction of Magnesium Sulphate for Treatment of Preeclampsia and Eclampsia in Selected Secondary Facilities: A Low-Cost Intervention}, author={Jamilu Tukur and Babatunde A Ahonsi and Salisu Mohammed Ishaku and Idowu Dele Araoyinbo and Ekechi Okereke and Ayodeji Oginni Babatunde}, journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal}, year={2012}, volume={17}, pages={1191-1198} }