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Emergency Caesarean Section in Women Attending Omdurman Maternity Hospital 2008

Emergency Caesarean Section in Women Attending Omdurman Maternity Hospital 2008

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Title: Emergency Caesarean Section in Women Attending Omdurman Maternity Hospital 2008
Author: Nasr Eldin, Samah
Abstract: A descriptive cross sectional hospital based study was conducted to study the emergency caesarean section in women attending the Omdurman Maternity hospital in the period between 15Aug -15 September 2008. Informations were obtained from 150 women underwent the emergency c/s in Omdurman Maternity hospital in the period between 15Aug -15 September 2008 using a questionnaire and others were obtained from doctors in the hospital, then the data were analyzed using SPSS program and the result are:- 56.7% of Em c/s were created on younger women (<30 years), 32% of women are illternd and 34.7% are secondary school educated and only 18% of them are University educated. (80%) underwent the EM c/s are non employee (house wife), more than half of the women underwent the Em c/s (55.3%) have low socioeconomic stats (41.3%) ,most of the EM c/s (46%) were done on multigravida (1-4) ,most of women (84%) had regular antenatal follow up, (60%) had no previous obstetric or gynecological operation . The commonest indication was failure to progress 18% The majority of women who underwent the EM c/s (66%) had no complications, 28% had PPH, The majority of the neonates who were delivered by Emc/s had Apgar score of (8-10) . In conclusions most of Em c/s were created on women who have young age, multigravida and low socioeconomic and educational status. The most commonest indication of Emc/s was failure to progress followed by 2or more previous section in labour and feotal distress .Most of the emergency c/s were done by registrars with no complications and with good feotal outcome.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1684
Date: 2008


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