Maternal Fever in Labor

  • Paul Lyons
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


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    Labor may be complicated by maternal infection with associated maternal and neonatal risk.

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    Management of maternal fever requires a knowledge of the common sources of infection and appropriate antibiotic coverage for those organisms.

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    Management of maternal infection requires an awareness of the risks and benefits of antibiotic use in pregnancy.



Bacterial Vaginosis Vaginal Discharge Antibiotic Coverage Maternal Infection Lung Sound 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Lyons
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  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, RiversideRiversideUSA

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