Postpartum infection treatments: a review

@article{Chaim2003PostpartumIT,
  title={Postpartum infection treatments: a review},
  author={W. Chaim and E. Burstein},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={1297 - 1313}
}
Upper genital tract infections are the most common complications of the puerperium. Less frequent complications are mastitis and septic pelvic thrombophlebitis. Several risk factors including obstetrical, gynaecological, demographic and surgical, are associated with an increased rate of postpartum endometritis and their influence is higher after a caesarean than vaginal delivery. Postpartum endometritis rate range from 15 to 35%. Their identification should be prioritised to prevent this… Expand
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