Diseases of the Puerperium

  • Görker Sel


What is the meaning of puerperium, how long is the puerperium period?

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Görker Sel
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  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyZonguldak Bülent Ecevit UniversityZonguldakTurkey

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