Obstructed labour: a public health problem in Gombe, Gombe State, Nigeria.

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This study reviewed retrospectively the cases of obstructed labour as seen at the specialist Gombe Hospital (SHG), Gombe State, over a period of 5 years. The incidence of obstructed labour was 4.0%. There was a progressive decline in the time trend over the study period. About 80.3% of the patients were unbooked emergencies and 99.5% of them had been in… (More)

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@article{Melah2003ObstructedLA, title={Obstructed labour: a public health problem in Gombe, Gombe State, Nigeria.}, author={George S. Melah and Aliyu Usman El-nafaty and Alfredo A. Massa and B. Bako B. M. Audu}, journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology}, year={2003}, volume={23 4}, pages={369-73} }