Obesity in Obstetric Intensive Care Patient
Obstetric patients are generally young and healthy. However, potential for catastrophic event is real, and despite the therapeutic advances of the last few decades, maternal morbidity and mortality continue to occur. This may be related to pregnancy itself, aggravation of a pre-existing illness or complication of delivery. Every year, more than half a million women—most of them living in developing countries—die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications.
KeywordsContinuous Positive Airway Pressure Deep Vein Thrombosis Obstructive Sleep Apnoea HELLP Syndrome Obstetric Patient
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