Complications of the Hospital Postpartum Period

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


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    Fever in the postpartum period may be a sign of significant infection.

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    Although maternal temperature elevation may be normal in the first 24 h, persistent, markedly elevated, or unexplained fevers must be evaluated.



Urinary Tract Infection Postpartum Period Postpartum Hemorrhage Operative Delivery Unexplained Fever 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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