Presentation and outcome of eclampsia in Uyo, South-South Nigeria

  title={Presentation and outcome of eclampsia in Uyo, South-South Nigeria},
  author={Bassey A Emen and Am Abasiatai and Aj Umoiyoho and Ej Udoma},
Background : Eclampsia is a major cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality in developing countries. The University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH) is a new hospital and the only functioning tertiary health facility in Awka Ibom State. Objective : To establish the incidence of eclampsia, identify the sociodemographic predisposing factors, clinical presentation, maternal and perinatal outcome with the aim of standardizing the management of this condition. Materials and Methods… CONTINUE READING